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In the context of project financing, additional security pledged to support the project financing.


Assets pledged as security for a loan. In the event that a borrower defaults on the terms of a loan, the collateral may be sold, with the proceeds used to satisfy any remaining obligations. High-quality collateral reduces risk to the lender and results in a lower rate of interest on the loan.


Assets with monetary value, such as stock, bonds, or real estate, which are used to guarantee a loan, are considered collateral.

If the borrower defaults and fails to fulfill the terms of the loan agreement, the collateral, or some portion of it, may become the property of the lender.

For example, if you borrow money to buy a car, the car is the collateral. If you default, the lender can repossess the car and sell it to recover the amount you borrowed.

Loans guaranteed by collateral are also known as secured loans.


Security for a debt.

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Magnetic resonanace imaging of the collateral ligaments of the thumb.
Gamekeeper's thumb is a common injury and is used to describe an acute or chronic injury of the ulnar collateral ligament of the first metacarpophalangeal joint.
The ulnar collateral ligament is a short ligament that originates from the metacarpal head and inserts onto the medial aspect and base of the proximal phalanx of the thumb.
Medial collateral ligament insufficiency usually presents with pain.
The examiner's thumb feels the medial collateral ligament (just distal to the medial epicondyle) and the elbow is taken through full flexion and extension.
Three main tests for lateral collateral ligament instability have been described.
Greater than 30[degrees] of valgus laxity during this component of the stress test correlates with complete rupture of both the proper and accessory collateral ligaments.
Retraction of the aponeurosis distally allows for assessment of the dorsal capsule as well as the proper and accessory collateral ligaments.
Magnetic resonance imaging of the collateral ligaments of the thumb.
This study found that adolescent, asymptomatic pitchers demonstrated minimal morphological changes and signal abnormalities in the MR images of their ulnar collateral ligaments.
Introduction: It has been shown that the asymptomatic, dominant elbow of professional baseball pitchers can demonstrate magnetic resonance (MR) imaging signal abnormalities of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) consistent with a strain.
For the dominant pitching arm, 4 of 14 subjects had increased thickness of the ulnar collateral ligament, 3 of 14 demonstrated Grade 1 changes, and 11 of 14 demonstrated no abnormal signal within the ligament.