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marginal

1. Economics relating to goods or services produced and sold at the margin of profitability
2. Politics chiefly Brit and NZ of or designating a constituency in which elections tend to be won by small margins
3. Economics relating to a small change in something, such as total cost, revenue, or consumer satisfaction

marginal

(jargon)
1. Extremely small. "A marginal increase in core can decrease GC time drastically." In everyday terms, this means that it is a lot easier to clean off your desk if you have a spare place to put some of the junk while you sort through it.

2. Of extremely small merit. "This proposed new feature seems rather marginal to me."

3. Of extremely small probability of winning. "The power supply was rather marginal anyway; no wonder it fried."
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Primary thyroid marginal zone B-cell lymphoma MALT-type in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis.
In general, the prognosis of localized extranodal pulmonary marginal zone lymphoma of MALT type is excellent, and some studies suggest no difference in survival of MALT lymphoma patients compared with ageand sex-matched control patient populations.
The Lower Marginal Zone is a composite subunit formed by partial ring dykes, straight dykes, and lenticular sheets.
Splenic involvement by blastic mantle cell lymphoma (large cell/anaplastic variant) mimicking splenic marginal zone lymphoma.
Clinical activity of rituximab in extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of MALT type.
A lymph node biopsy showed an extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated tissue.
This organizer is constructed through several successive steps: initially, the endodermal organizer -Nieuwkoop center sends signals to specific cells of the dorsal marginal zone into prechordal head mesoderm.
Xslug expression is one of the earliest known responses to neural crest inducers in the dorsal marginal zone (Mayor et al.
Patients with follicular lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, mantle cell lymphoma, or marginal zone lymphoma - the more common types of NHL - are eligible for enrollment.
The team used various sophisticated gene sequencing techniques to screen DNA from 175 patients with splenic marginal zone lymphoma (SMZL), a cancer of the immune system.
That said, other B-cell lymphomas, such as marginal zone lymphoma (MZL), follicular lymphoma, small lymphocytic lymphoma/chronic lymphocytic leukemia (SLL/CLL), and occasionally, mantle cell lymphoma, can also demonstrate frank plasmacytic differentiation.