Definitions for "Peripheral"
External; away from the center; as, the peripheral portion of the nervous system.
An auxiliary device, such as a printer, modem, or storage system, that works in conjunction with a computer.
the physical devices attached to the computer
Keywords:  acd, pbx, vru, icm, ivr
a switch at a call center, such as an ACD or a PBX
a switch, such as an ACD, PBX, or IVR, that receives calls that have been routed by ICM software
a switch, such as an ACD, PBX, or VRU
Relative directional term that describes structures other than internal organs such as are located or directed away from the central axis of the body.
Effects felt outside of the central nervous system, ie not the brain or spinal cord.
related to the key issue but not of central importance; "a peripheral interest"; "energy is far from a peripheral issue in the economy"; "peripheral issues"
Of or pertaining to a periphery; constituting a periphery; peripheric.
Located at, or pertaining to, the periphery; occurring away from the center.
Pertaining to or situated at or near the periphery, situated away from a center or central structure.
on the edge or extra to the central idea or exterior to the main machine She was old, poor and on the periphery of society. peripheral (adj), peripherally (adv)
refers to the outermost parts of the body.
(adj.) perimeter or outermost region
Depression: An area around an ice sheet which, although unglaciated, is pulled downward by the weight of the adjacent ice mass. [Think of a trampoline - the weight of the gymnast pushes the trampoline down, but pulls areas away from the direct weight down as well.
located on the outer part or a surface of the body
on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary; the outer area; "Russia's peripheral provinces"; "peripheral suburbs"
This term is a directional or relative term that indicates that, relative to the present point of reference, a structure or function occurs further away from the brain (often in the phrase "... more peripheral..."). In the auditory system this term generally implies a structure closer to the outer, or a function that occurs closer to the outer ear. This term is the antonym of the term central.
Keywords:  centre, phero, adjective, hence, greek
adjective, Greek peri = around and phero = carry; hence, away from the centre (cf. periphery).
Situated away from the centre.
At or near the surface of the body. Located away from the centre structure.
Around the edges
Towards the edge or boundary of the shell.
A peripheral species, or subspecies, is one whose occurrence in Virginia is at the edge of its natural range, and thus, may be rare or endangered in Virginia, but not necessarily in its total range
Nerve tissue not found in the brain or spinal cord.
nerve damage that affects the feet, legs, or hands. Peripheral neuropathy causes pain, numbness, or a tingling feeling.
Keywords:  pvd, aching, healing, sores, slow
a disease of the large blood vessels of the arms, legs, and feet. PVD may occur when major blood vessels in these areas are blocked and do not receive enough blood. The signs of PVD are aching pains and slow-healing foot sores.
Keywords:  forearm, ankle, wrist, foot, something
the end parts of something - as in the forearm and wrist, or ankle and foot of the body
Keywords:  near, inner, ear, surface, organ
near the inner ear
Near the surface of an organ.
Keywords:  extremity, located
Located in the periphery or extremity.
Keywords:  surface, organ, body
On the surface of an organ or of the body.