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per·i·pa·tet·ic

(per'i-pă-tet'ik),
1. Walking around; formerly used to describe a patient with "walking" (i.e., mild) typhoid fever.
2. Relating to a disease imported to a nonendemic area by a host clinically unaffected during the transport phase.
[G. peripatēsis, a walking about]

peripatetic

As used in UK healthcare groups, a term referring to resources or services which are flexible and can be deployed where and when needed, rather than from one fixed place.

per·i·pa·tet·ic

(per'i-pă-tet'ik)
1. Walking around.
2. Relating to a disease imported to a nonendemic area by a host clinically unaffected during the transport phase.
[G. peripatēsis, a walking about]
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It will not come as a revelation to readers of this journal that questions of public policy on consequential issues like health care, taxes, trade, and telecommunications are not settled peripatetically in shady glens where public servants and wise men stroll about in earnest debate over rival conceptions of the general good.
Twenty years later, peripatetically independent and married twice more, Hemingway paid for his safari with Mary by agreeing to write a series of articles for Look, which sent along a photographer.
In The Cloister Walk, she peripatetically chronicles her life in the monastery, where time is experienced primarily through the liturgical calendar.
But for textual critics, another angle is to take an aspect of Joyce written about peripatetically and build it into a book-length study.
Prior to the establishment of its formal headquarters, the Commission met peripatetically in the national capitals of its members: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (2 November 1987)(ceremonial opening); Dakar, Senegal (February 1988); Libreville, Gabon (April 1988); Cairo, Egypt (October 1988); and Benghazi, Libya (April 1989).