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Meanings of Periegesis:

noun

A description of a place or region; a survey. also in extended use. rare before 19th century.

Meanings of Periegetic:

adjective

That gives a description of a place, etc., seen in the course of a journey or tour.

Meanings of Perienteric:

adjective

Situated or occurring around the gut or enteron; perivisceral.

Meanings of Periependymal:

adjective

Situated or occurring around the ependyma.

Meanings of Periesophageal:

adjective

Situated or occurring around the oesophagus.

Meanings of Periesophagitis:

noun

Inflammation of the connective tissue around the oesophagus.

Meanings of Perifollicular:

adjective

Situated or occurring around a hair follicle.

Meanings of Periganglionic:

adjective

Situated or occurring around a ganglion.

Meanings of Perigastric:

adjective

Situated around the stomach or alimentary canal.

Meanings of Perigastrulation:

noun

The period around the stage of gastrulation. usually attributive.

Meanings of Perigeal:

adjective

Perigean.

Perigee

ˈper.ɪ.dʒiː

Meanings of Perigee:

noun

The point in the orbit of the moon or a satellite at which it is nearest to the earth.

Usage examples:

The most favourable conditions for a total eclipse are when the moon is at its perigee, earth is fa…

Meanings of Perigees:

noun

The point in the orbit of the moon or a satellite at which it is nearest to the earth.

Usage examples:

The most favourable conditions for a total eclipse are when the moon is at its perigee, earth is fa…

Meanings of Perigenesis:

noun

Haeckel's term for: a former theory of reproduction in which it was supposed to be caused by regular vibrations of plastidules.

Meanings of Perigenital:

adjective

Situated or occurring in the area around the genitals.

Periglacial

ˌpɛrɪˈɡleɪʃ(ə)l

Meanings of Periglacial:

adjective

Relating to or denoting an area adjacent to a glacier or ice sheet or otherwise subject to repeated freezing and thawing.

Usage examples:

These may be of fluviatile, glacial, periglacial, lacustrine, aeolian, or marine origin.

Meanings of Periglandular:

adjective

Situated or occurring around a gland.

Meanings of Periglottic:

adjective

Situated or occurring around the base of the epiglottis.

Meanings of Periglottis:

adjective

Situated or occurring around the base of the epiglottis.

Meanings of Perignathic:

adjective

Situated around the jaws; specifically designating a girdle of processes surrounding the mouth of a sea urchin, which serves as the site of attachment of the muscles of the chewing apparatus.

Meanings of Perigon:

noun

The perianth of a flowering plant.

Meanings of Perigonal:

adjective

= perigonial .

Meanings of Perigone:

noun

The perianth of a flowering plant.

Meanings of Perigonial:

adjective

Of or relating to a perigonium, especially that of a bryophyte.

Meanings of Perigonium:

noun

The perianth of a flowering plant.

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