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- adj. peripheral
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- 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.
Gadhafi's "regime is losing ground, even in the peripheric areas of Tripoli... even in Tripoli."
This conversation took place on Portalet street, a peripheric road running round our village center.
Monitor peripheric blood count if possible and administer folic acid.
The danger of alcohol in cases of peripheric neuritis, epilepsy and mental diseases, is obvious.
For hysteria we use such manipulations as will act directly upon the peripheric nervous system.
Diseases of the peripheric nerves are more successfully treated by mechanotherapy than are affections of the central nerve-system.
The peripheric channels are indicated by heavy lines; the central channels of association by dotted lines; and those referring to association in relation to the development of the heard speech by light lines.
We may therefore reject as inexact the pretended law of eccentricity of the physiologists, who suppose that sensation is first perceived as it were centrally, and then, by an added act, is localised at the peripheric extremity of the nerve.
It is a still more interesting fact, 'that the sciatic nerve in the congenitally toeless animal has inherited the power of passing through all the different morbid states which have occurred in one of its parents from the time of the division till after its reunion with the peripheric end.
DIVISION till after its reunion with the peripheric end.