perifocal

adjective

peri·​fo·​cal ˌper-ə-ˈfō-kəl How to pronounce perifocal (audio)
: of, relating to, occurring in, or being the tissues surrounding a focus (as of infection)
perifocal proliferation of fibroblasts
perifocally adverb

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“Perifocal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/perifocal. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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