periarticular abscess n.
An abscess surrounding a joint but not usually affecting it.
[per-ee-as-truh n, -tron] /ˌpɛr iˈæs trən, -trɒn/ noun, plural periastra [per-ee-as-truh] /ˌpɛr iˈæs trə/ (Show IPA). Astronomy. 1. the point at which the stars of a binary system are closest (opposed to ). /ˌpɛrɪˈæstrɒn/ noun 1. (astronomy) the point in the orbit of a body around a star when it is nearest to the star, […]
periaxillary per·i·ax·il·lar·y (pěr’ē-āk’sə-lěr’ē) adj. Surrounding or adjacent to the armpit.
[per-uh-blem] /ˈpɛr əˌblɛm/ noun, Botany. 1. the histogen in plants that gives rise to the cortex. /ˈpɛrɪˌblɛm/ noun 1. (botany) a layer of meristematic tissue in stems and roots that gives rise to the cortex
[per-uh-bong-kuh] /ˌpɛr əˈbɒŋ kə/ noun 1. a river in central Quebec, Canada, flowing S to Lake St. John. 280 miles (451 km) long.