Epiperipheral
Epiperipheral Ep`i*pe*riph"er*al, a. [Pref. epi- + peripheral.] (Physiol.) Connected with, or having its origin upon, the external surface of the body; -- especially applied to the feelings which originate at the extremities of nerves distributed on the outer surface, as the sensation produced by touching an object with the finger; -- opposed to {entoperipheral}. --H. Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • epiperipheral — epi·peripheral …   English syllables

  • epiperipheral — “+ adjective Etymology: epi + peripheral of a bodily sensation : originating upon the external surface of the body …   Useful english dictionary

  • Entoperipheral — En to*pe*riph er*al, a. [Ento + peripheral.] (Physiol.) Being, or having its origin, within the external surface of the body; especially applied to feelings, such as hunger, produced by internal disturbances. Opposed to {epiperipheral}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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