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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.

Etymologies

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Compare French périphérique.

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