peripheral ossifying fibroma n.
A gingival fibroma derived from cells of the periodontal ligament and usually developing in response to local irritants such as plaque and calculus on associated teeth.
[puh-rif-er-uh l] /pəˈrɪf ər əl/ adjective, Also, (for defs 1–3). 1. pertaining to, situated in, or constituting the : peripheral resistance on the outskirts of the battle area. 2. concerned with relatively minor, irrelevant, or superficial aspects of the subject in question. 3. Anatomy. near the surface or outside of; external. 4. Computers. of or […]
- Peripheral scotoma
peripheral scotoma n. A scotoma outside of the central 30 degrees of the visual field.
- Peripheral technology group
company A national and international distributor of IBM PC-to-Unix and Internet connectivity products. They cater for resellers, dealers and VARs and are one of the top Seagate and Micropolis distributors in the US. (http://ptgs.com/). Address: Eden Prairie, MN, USA (a suburb of Minneapolis). Eden Prairie (“Silicon Prairie”) is the home of Digi International, Ontrack, Open […]
[per-uh-fer-ik] /ˌpɛr əˈfɛr ɪk/ adjective 1. (defs 1–3).