Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Connected with, or having its origin upon, the external surface of the body; especially applied to the feelings that originate at the extremities of nerves, as for example when touching an object with the finger.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Connected with, or having its origin upon, the external surface of the body; -- especially applied to the feelings which originate at the extremities of nerves distributed on the outer surface, as the sensation produced by touching an object with the finger; -- opposed to entoperipheral.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated or originating upon the periphery or external surface of the body: specifically applied to feelings or sensations originating at the ends of nerves distributed on the outer surface: opposed to entoperipheral: as, the sensation produced by touching an object with the finger is an epiperipheral sensation.

Etymologies

epi- +‎ peripheral (Wiktionary)

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