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  • adj. Surrounding the mouth

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Surrounding the mouth; circumoral: correlated with adoral, postoral, and preoral.


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peri- +‎ oral


  • Dec. 16, 2009 -- Biology may be the reason why women are more prone than men to developing wrinkles around the lips -- called perioral wrinkles -- and deeper ones, too, a new study says.

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  • Adult-onset acne tends to be perioral, distributed around the mouth.

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  • Additionally, there were perioral ecchymoses and intraoral cotton fibers that matched the shirt the infant was found in.

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  • Early studies by Hooker showed that cutaneous sensory perception appears in the perioral area of the human fetus in the 7th week of gestation and gradually spreads to all cutaneous and mucous surfaces by 20 weeks.

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  • The resulting respiratory alkalosis from reduction of serum carbon dioxide and increased extracellular calcium binding secondary to pH changes can result in severe perioral and hand and foot paresthesias, dizziness, muscular cramping, and syncope.

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  • Tremor at rest and during voluntary actions; pill rolling at rest (uncommon in drug-induced states), and a fine perioral tremor (the rabbit syndrome) have been reported.

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  • The more general systemic effects of a rattlesnake bite may manifest as nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, myokymia/fasciculation (the muscle ripple effect), perioral numbness (tissues around the mouth and the Novocain-like response), and a metallic taste.

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  • If you have a history of perioral herpes, prophylactic antiviral therapy may be prescribed. Recent Updates

  • "If we understood the reasons for differences in wrinkling between women and men, then we might be able to develop better strategies for the treatment of perioral wrinkles."

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