GRE Word List

PERIPHERAL

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

The meaning of the word peripheral is of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest.

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