Technology / Computers / Peripheral: Any external device attached to a computer. Examples of peripherals include printers, disk drives, display monitors, keyboards, and mice.

Other Words for Peripheral

Peripheral Noun Synonyms: circumferential, external, perimetric, outside, outer
Peripheral Adjective Synonyms: incidental, unimportant, minor, secondary, inessential or unessential, non-essential, unnecessary, superficial, tangential, irrelevant, beside the point

Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI)

Technology / Computers / Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI): A local bus standard developed by Intel Corporation. Most modern PCs include a PCI bus in addition to a more general ISA expansion bus. Many analysts, however, believe that PCI will eventually supplan MORE

Peripheral Nervous System

Science / Biology / Peripheral Nervous System: The division of the nervous system that connects the central nervous system to other parts of the body. Components of the nervous system that transmit messages to the central nervous system. MORE

Peripheral Heart Action (PHA)

Health / Fitness / Peripheral Heart Action (PHA): A system of training where you go from one exercise to another, with little or no rest, preferably alternating upper body and lower body exercises. Designed for cardiovascular training and to develop MORE

Peripheral Vascular Disease

Health / Fitness / Peripheral Vascular Disease: Lack of oxygen supply to the working muscles and tissues of the body, resulting from decreased blood supply.Predominately affects the limbs,the parts of the body furthest away from the heart such as t MORE

Subperiosteal Implant

Health / Dentistry / Subperiosteal Implant: A framework specifically fabricated to fit the supporting areas of the mandible or maxilla with permucosal extensions for support and attachment of a prosthesis. The framework consists of: permucosal MORE

Cortical Bone

Health / Dentistry / Cortical Bone: A peripheral layer of compact osseous tissue. The average thickness of the cortex of alveolar bone is two millimeters. MORE