perifocal

adjective
peri·​fo·​cal | \ ˌper-ə-ˈfō-kəl How to pronounce perifocal (audio) \

Medical Definition of perifocal

: of, relating to, occurring in, or being the tissues surrounding a focus (as of infection) perifocal proliferation of fibroblasts

Other Words from perifocal

perifocally \ -​ē How to pronounce perifocally (audio) \ adverb

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“Perifocal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/perifocal. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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