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- adj. Prepathological; lying between normal and pathological.
- adj. Having previously been thought to be a paranormal phenomenon, but having since been scientifically verified as natural.
From peri- "near-" and normal, by analogy with paranormal. In sense 2, apparently coined by Richard Dawkins, though he does not claim to have been its sole originator. (Wiktionary)