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- adj. peripheral
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See peripheral.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or constituting a periphery.
- 2. Situated around the outside of an organ; external: in botany, noting an embryo curved so as to surround the albumen, following the inner part of the seed-covering.
- 3. In zoology, radiate: noting the type of structure of the Cuvierian radiates. See massive, 6.
Compare French périphérique. (Wiktionary)