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verge

1. Architect the edge of the roof tiles projecting over a gable
2. Architect the shaft of a classical column
3. English legal history
a. the area encompassing the royal court that is subject to the jurisdiction of the Lord High Steward
b. a rod or wand carried as a symbol of office or emblem of authority, as in the Church
c. a rod held by a person swearing fealty to his lord on becoming a tenant, esp of copyhold land

Verge

Edge of a sloping roof that overhangs a gable.

verge

[vərj]
(building construction)
The edge of a sloping roof which projects over a gable.

verge

1. The edge projecting over the gable of a roof.
2. The shaft of a column; a small ornamental shaft.
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The median tumor level above the anal verge for the patients having AL was 7 cm (ranging from 5 to 10 cm).
The preoperative factors age, histologic grade, lymphovascular invasion, distance from the anal verge, and type of surgery performed were not associated with a poor failure free survival.
After draping the part, the sulcus between the internal and external sphincters were palpated and each 5 units were injected into intersphincteric space in all the four quadrants, anterior, posterior, left and right side of the anal verge (Figure No.
Common work-up variables include age at diagnosis, gender, tumour biology, distance from anal verge and immunocytochemical predictors, but to date there are no definitive set of factors identified for prediction of good response.
Colonoscopy revealed a rectal tumor of the ulcerating type located 10cm from anal verge and biopsy specimens confirmed it to be an adenocarcinoma.
The patient had an ulceroproliferative growth in the sigmoid colon 18 cm from the anal verge with multiple bilobar liver metastases.
As with cervical HPV infection, infection of the anal verge with high-risk HPV can result in the development of a high-grade anal cancer precursor lesion (anal intraepithelial neoplasia lAIN] 2/3), which, if not diagnosed and treated, may progress to anal cancer.
In about 20% of cases, the disease extends onto the buttocks and perineum and even into the anal canal, so lesions on the anal verge should prompt physicians to look in the canal as well.
Most anal squamous cell carcinomas form 34 cm inward from the anal verge.
The device has been used successfully throughout the bowel, from 4 cm to more than 50 cm from the anal verge and in a wide range of surgical procedures.
The anal canal begins where the rectal ampulla suddenly narrows (Anorectal junction), passing down and backwards to the anus and ends at anal verge.