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emarginate

[ē′mär·jə‚nāt]
(biology)
Having a margin that is notched or slightly forked.
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Sterna with scattered fulvous setae, such setae particularly elongate along apical margin of sternum IV, except not present medially along concavity; sternum V with elongate, apically-branched fulvo-fuscous setae along apical margin, such setae relatively dense, not present medially in deep U-shaped emargination.
Example (34a) shows that the same sentence (32) is unacceptable without emargination (violating [33a]), while (34b) shows that a stressed NP strongly disfavors the emarginated position.
There are millions of men, women and children suffering every day from hunger, insecurity and emargination. These situations constitute a grave affront to human dignity and contribute to social instability.
The posterior dorsal surface is marked by a shallow temporal emargination formed into the squamosals and parietals.
Pronotal length is along the midline from anterior margin to the antescutellar emargination, and width is at widest point at midlength or base of the hind angles.
4); ventral tooth-like projection absent; dorsal lobe small, about as wide but less than half the length of [A.sub.3]; dorsal depression complete but not prominent; broad, arched emargination between dorsal lobe and depression; ventral ridge present along most of ventral edge; distinct separation between the apical row and primary row, except near ventral edge.
Pygofer dorsally with shallow concave anal emargination, anal angles rounded, slightly projected caudad (Fig.
Male genitalia: Tergum VIII with posteromesal margin deeply emarginate, emargination V-shaped and extending more than half way to anterior margin, almost completely divided (Fig.
Length 0.81-0.96 mm ([bar.x] = 0.89 [+ or -] 0.05 mm); width 0.96-1.02 mm ([bar.x] = 1.00 [+ or -] 0.02 mm), widest near origins of antennae; gape (6), 0.70-0.81 mm ([bar.x] = 0.78 [+ or -] 0.04 mm); posteroventral emargination pronounced; frontoclypeus 0.33-0.50 mm, ([bar.x] = 0.43 [+ or -] 0.05 mm), without microspinulae, egg-bursters present but obscure, nasale not extending beyond apices of adnasaliae (anterolateral lobes), 15-19 spine-like frontoclypeal sensilla (Fig.
Sternum: sternum type 2 (Soleglad & Fet 2003) much wider than long, apex width almost equal to posterior width, posterior emargination well developed, with convex lateral lobes conspicuously separated.