adverb see peripheral I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • peripherally — peripheral ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or situated on the periphery. 2) of secondary importance; marginal. 3) (of a device) able to be attached to and used with a computer, though not an integral part of it. 4) Anatomy near the surface of the body …   English terms dictionary

  • peripherally — See peripheral. * * * …   Universalium

  • peripherally — adverb a) In a peripheral manner. b) At or towards a periphery …   Wiktionary

  • peripherally — adv. exteriorly, perimetrically, in a circumferential manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • peripherally — pe·riph·er·al·ly …   English syllables

  • peripherally — See: peripheral …   English dictionary

  • peripherally — adverb in or at or near a periphery or according to a peripheral role or function or relationship (Freq. 2) • Ant: ↑centrally • Derived from adjective: ↑peripheral …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peripherally inserted central catheter — A peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC or PIC line) is a form of intravenous access that can be used for a prolonged period of time, e.g. for long chemotherapy regimens, extended antibiotic therapy or total parenteral nutrition. First… …   Wikipedia

  • peripherally inserted central catheter — (PICC) a long catheter introduced through a vein in the arm, then through the subclavian vein into the superior vena cava or right atrium to administer parenteral fluids (as in hyperalimentation) or medications or to measure central venous… …   Medical dictionary

  • PICC — Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (Medical » Physiology) **** Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (Medical » Hospitals) ** Presubscribed Interexchange Carrier Charge (Computing » Telecom) * Primary Interexchange Carrier Charge (Computing …   Abbreviations dictionary

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