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periphery

 [pĕ-rif´er-e]
an outward structure or surface; the portion of a system outside the central region.

pe·riph·e·ry

(pĕ-rif'ĕ-rē),
1. The part of a body away from the center; the outer part or surface.
2. Synonym(s): denture border
[G. periphereia, fr. peri, around, + pherō, to carry]

periphery

/pe·riph·ery/ (pĕ-rif´er-e) an outward surface or structure; the portion of a system outside the central region.periph´eral

periphery

(pə-rĭf′ə-rē)
n. pl. peripher·ies
1. A line that forms the boundary of an area; a perimeter.
2. The outside surface of an object.
3. The area along a boundary; the margin.
4. An area of secondary status or lesser importance: works that have been relegated to the periphery of literary studies.

periphery

[pərif′ərē]
Etymology: Gk, peri, around, phereia, boundary
1 parts or areas near or outside a perimeter or boundary.
2 the outer body parts, such as the skin or limbs.

pe·riph·e·ry

(pĕr-if'ĕr-ē)
1. The part of a body away from the center; the outer part or surface.
2. Synonym(s): denture border.
[G. periphereia, fr. peri, around, + pherō, to carry]

pe·riph·e·ry

(pĕr-if'ĕr-ē)
1. Synonym(s): denture border.
2. The part of a body away from the center.
[G. periphereia, fr. peri, around, + pherō, to carry]

periphery (pərif´erē),

periphery

an outward structure or surface; the portion of a system outside the central region.
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Expanding upon Castelnuovo and Ginzburg's idea of the periphery as a place where alternative developments can happen, Kroegel's argument is compelling; being peripheral was an advantage in the case of altarpieces of the Immaculate Conception, a hotly debated issue in the Renaissance Church.
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