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Medical Term:

peripheral

Pronunciation: pe-rif'er-al

Definition:

  1. Relating to or situated at the periphery.
  2. Situated nearer the periphery of an organ or part of the body in relation to a specific reference point; opposite of central (centralis).

Synonym(s): peripheralisTA, eccentric3

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