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 for Peripheral
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Peripheral \Pe*riph"er*al\, a.
     1. Of or pertaining to a periphery; constituting a periphery;
        peripheric.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Anat.) External; away from the center; on or near the
        surface; as, the peripheral portion of the nervous system.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. Pertaining to minor, unimportant, superficial, or
        irrelevant aspects of the matter in question; as,
        peripheral isssues are dealt with in the appendix.
        [PJC] Peripheric

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