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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
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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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(11,12) The findings suggest that the underlying molecular mechanisms in the pathogenesis of POAMZL are different from marginal zone lymphoma (MZL) arising from other sites.
Abbreviations: BCR: B cell receptor; CTLD: C-type lectin-like domain; DC: dendritic cell; IFN: interferon; Ig: immunoglobulin; ITIM: immunoreceptor tyrosine-based inhibition motif; MZ: marginal zone; NA: nucleic acid; PAMP: pathogen-associated molecular pattern; PRR: pattern recognition receptor; SLE: systemic lupus erythematosus; TNF: tumor necrosis factor.
In one study, 55 percent of breast amyloidosis patients had a hematologic disorder, most commonly extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma followed by plasma cell dyscrasia.
Zhang, "Primary extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of the endometrium: report of four cases and review of literature," International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology, vol.
Devesa, "Incidence of marginal zone lymphoma in the United States, 2001-2009 with a focus on primary anatomic site," British Journal ofHaematology, vol.
In the PubMed search, we used the following search terms ("Liver Neoplasms" [Mesh]) AND "Lymphoma, B-Cell, Marginal Zone" [Mesh].
EAI can increase risk of squamous cell carcinoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, and cutaneous marginal zone lymphoma.
Primary cutaneous plasmacytomas without underlying multiple myeloma is included in the 2005 WHO/EORTC classification among the primary cutaneous marginal zone B-cell lymphoma due to considerable overlapping features [3].
Mucosaassociated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma arises from B cells and is a type of extranodal marginal zone lymphoma [2].
C Wotherspoon, "Helicobacter pylori infection in gastric extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma: a re-evaluation," Gut, vol.
MALT lymphoma, also referred to as extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma, is a low-grade malignant non-Hodgkin lymphoma that develops in mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) [1].
This epidemiological analysis focuses specifically on four subtypes of B-cell NHL: follicular lymphoma, marginal zone lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), and mantle cell lymphoma.