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peripheric

[per-uh-fer-ik] /ˌpɛr əˈfɛr ɪk/
adjective
1.
peripheral (defs 1–3).
Origin of peripheric
1800-1810
First recorded in 1800-10
Related forms
peripherically, adverb
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  • The danger of alcohol in cases of peripheric neuritis, epilepsy and mental diseases, is obvious.

    Valere Aude Louis Dechmann
  • With regard to the peripheric ends of the vagi, small doses excite, large paralyse.

    Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth

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