(Greek: around, enclosing, surrounding, about, near, close; often used as a prefix)
2. Situated around bone; of or pertaining to the periosteum.
2. A dense membrane composed of fibrous connective tissue that closely wraps (invests) all bone, except that of the articulating surfaces in joints which are covered by a synovial membrane.
3. Literally, "around the bone".
2. Inflammation of the periosteum, a dense membrane composed of fibrous connective tissue that closely wraps (invests) all bone, except the bone of articulating surfaces in joints which are covered by synovial membranes.
2. A reference to certain bones or bony elements that form or help to form a protective capsule for the internal ear.
2. Etymology: from Greek peripatetikos, from Latin peripateticus, "walking around" from peri-, "round" + patein, "to walk".
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2. Perceived or perceiving near the outer edges of the retina; such as, peripheral vision.
3. Of the surface or outer part of a body or organ; external.
4. Situated away from the center, as opposed to centrally located; for example, peripheral vision means the type of vision that allows one to see objects that are not in the center of one's visual field.
5. Relating to, or being part of the peripheral nervous system.
6. Of minor relevance or importance.
"Nerve damage can arise from a number of causes; such as, disease, physical injury, poisoning, or malnutrition."
"Peripheral neuropathy ranges from a reversible problem to a potentially fatal complication. In the best cases, a damaged nerve regenerates. Nerve cells cannot be replaced if they are killed, but they are capable of recovering from damage."
2. The outside or surface of a structure; the portion outside the central region.
3. The circumference of a circle or other geometric figure.
2. The use of an unnecessarily long or roundabout form of expression; circumlocution.
3. A style that involves indirect ways of expressing things.
2. Roundabout and unnecessarily wordy; circumlocutory.
2. Sessile organisms, such as algae and small crustaceans, that live attached to surfaces projecting from the bottom of a freshwater aquatic environment.