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Word: peripheral

Definition: of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest


Sentences Containing 'peripheral'

Activin promotes neural plasticity throughout the lifespan and regulates the neurotransmitters of peripheral neurons.
Because all of the peripheral control registers are memory-mapped in the normal address space, they are quite easy to set up.
Both sexes displayed decreased IgG2b levels and abnormal peripheral blood lymphocyte parameters.
Buflomedil is a vasoactive drug used to treat claudication or the symptoms of peripheral arterial disease.
Clonidine treats high blood pressure by stimulating α2-receptors in the brain, which decreases peripheral vascular resistance, lowering blood pressure.
Guanfacine lowers both systolic and diastolic blood pressure by activating the central nervous system α2A norepinephrine autoreceptors, which results in reduced peripheral sympathetic outflow and thus a reduction in peripheral sympathetic tone.
He was a supporter of the League of Empire Loyalists but was never more than a peripheral figure in the group.
However, Fluellen has some 281 lines in "Henry V" and is not simply a peripheral character or merely comic in nature.
If a shooter lands only peripheral hits on the target, or misses the target altogether, the threat target is still considered viable and a potential threat to the shooter.
In contrast to the opposition marchers, "it was the poor from the peripheral barrios who returned Chávez to power."
In general the larger the number of peripheral males present the more likely the eggs will be cannibalized.
In his second season with Tottenham, Mendes was reduced to a peripheral role.
Intermediate uveitis is a form of uveitis localized to the vitreous and peripheral retina.
It was bundled with the Wii Zapper peripheral and was the first title to use it.
Metronidazole, similarly, was abandoned because prolonged use could cause a peripheral neuropathy (nerve damage), and many experience gastrointestinal side effects.
More recent investigations, however, discovered opioid receptors on peripheral sensory neurons.
Neutrophil granulocytes have an average diameter of 12-15 micrometers (µm) in peripheral blood smears.
Other neurological symptoms include peripheral neuropathy, loss of sensation in extremities caused by damage to the peripheral nervous system.
Peripheral cities in the Banda Oriental acted contrary to Montevideo's will and supported the Buenos Aires Junta.
Peripheral Sensor Interface (PSI5) is a digital interface for sensors.
Power is provided to the PICOe SBC and peripheral expansion cards via the backplane.
PowerA is a video game peripheral manufacturer known for its MOGA line of controllers.
Seddon’s classifications of peripheral nerve damage.
Side effects include nausea, vomiting, anemia and peripheral sensory neuropathy.
Symptoms associated with COPIND include cognitive deficit, mood change, autonomic dysfunction, peripheral neuropathy, and extrapyramidal symptoms.
The aging and phosphorylation of more than 70% of functional NTE in peripheral nerves is one of the processes involved in OPIDP.
The body whorl is rounded, with a strong peripheral keel, being the basal one of the upper whorls, and a convex base.
The chorda tympani, as part of the peripheral nervous system, is not as plastic in early ages.
The inciting event appears to be peripheral retinal perivasculitis and vascular occlusion leading to ocular inflammation, vitritis and snowbank formation.
The preferable method for diagnosis of "P. malariae" is through the examination of peripheral blood films stained with Giemsa stain.
The songs of Peripheral Eyesight are dedicated to existing people who surround us on the periphery of our day-to-day interests.
The species gone extinct in the last 500 years were mostly from peripheral regions of Europe like the Caucasus, the North Atlantic or Mediterranean islands.
The statistical area "Goudswaard", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1850.
The statistical area "Kesteren", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 5020.
The statistical area "Kolhorn", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 890.
The statistical area "Ootmarsum", which also can include the peripheral parts of the town, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 3650.
The statistical area "Rumpt", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 890.
The statistical area "Saasveld", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 630.
The statistical area "Termunten", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 620.
The statistical area "Ursem", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2160.
The statistical area "Zevenhoven", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2090.
The statistical area "Zoelmond", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 550.
The statistical area "Zwartewaal", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1960.
The use of peripheral nerve stimulation, or PNS, for the relief of chronic pain states was first reported over 30 years ago.
There are reflective moments during breaks in the action, where peripheral characters and events move, fleetingly, to center stage.
There is gluconeogenesis (glucose production that occurs in the liver), uptake and utilization of glucose by the peripheral tissues of the body, and insulin secretion by the pancreatic islet cells.
These glands excrete the hypertonic sodium-chloride (with few other ions) by the stimulus of central and peripheral osmoreceptors and volume receptors.
This loss of function and ataxia of peripheral nerves and spinal cord is the phenomenon of OPIDP.
Thus, neurapraxia is the mildest classification of peripheral nerve injury.
Vaginal irritation, itching, burning or discomfort, urticaria, and peripheral edema were reported at an incidence of less than 2%.

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