pe·riph·er·al adj \pə-ˈrif-(ə-)rəl\
: of, relating to, involving, forming, or located near a periphery or surface part (as of the body)
: of, relating to, affecting, or being part of the peripheral nervous system <peripheral nerves>
: of, relating to, or being the outer part of the visual field <good peripheral vision>
: of, relating to, or being blood in the systemic circulation <peripheral lymphocytes> <peripheral resistance> <peripheral blood>
—pe·riph·er·al·ly \-ē\ adverb
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