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(Science: physiology) 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.

Origin: Pref. Epi- _ peripheral.

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