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demarcation

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separation or distinction (often in the phrase line of demarcation)
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That "line of demarkation which separates the right of privacy from the well-established rights of others" (104) is drawn according to third-party harms:
The multiple objective methods advocated to determine the appropriate level for leg amputation include bleeding from skin flap margins, segmental Doppler blood pressure measurements, photoplethysmography, skin perfusion pressure, skin temperature demarkation, fluorescein delivery, xenon clearance, transcutaneous oximetry, and laser Doppler velocimetry, (2,3) but none of these measures reliably predicts wound healing.
In Africa you also encounter the question of space in the organization of the village, with its demarkation of certain boundaries between the different worlds, and of the home, with its threshold, its central room, and its spaces for the gods that guard it.