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Meanings of Perimorph:

noun

A mineral or crystal that encloses another. correlative to "endomorph".

Meanings of Perimysium:

noun

The sheath of connective tissue surrounding a bundle of muscle fibres.

Usage examples:

Muscle is really composed of not merely muscle cells, but also connective tissue - endomysium, peri…

Perinatal

ˌper.ɪˈneɪ.təl

Meanings of Perinatal:

adjective

Relating to the time, usually a number of weeks, immediately before and after birth.

Usage examples:

They were transferred to our neonatal intensive care unit with a presumptive diagnosis of perinatal…

Meanings of Perine:

noun

In early use: the outermost layer of the exine of a pollen grain (now disused). later: an outer layer surrounding the wall of the spore in ferns, mosses, and clubmosses; a perispore. compare "extine", "intine".

Perinea

ˌpɛrɪˈniːəm

Meanings of Perinea:

noun

The area between the anus and the scrotum or vulva.

Usage examples:

The perineal area includes the pubis, vulva, labia, perineum, anus, and adjacent area, including th…

Plural of perineum specialized

Perineal

ˌper.ɪˈniː.əl

Meanings of Perineal:

adjective

Relating to the perineum (= the area between the tops of the thighs)

Usage examples:

Perineal pain

Meanings of Perineoplasty:

noun

Surgical repair of the perineum.

Meanings of Perineorrhaphy:

noun

Suture of the perineum when ruptured.

Meanings of Perineovaginal:

adjective

Relating to the perineum and vagina.

Meanings of Perineovulvar:

adjective

Relating to the perineum and vulva.

Meanings of Perinephric:

adjective

Situated or occurring around the kidney; (formerly also) †of or relating to the perinephrium.

Meanings of Perinephritic:

adjective

Of, relating to, or caused by perinephritis.

Meanings of Perinephritis:

noun

Inflammation of the connective tissue surrounding the kidney.

Meanings of Perineum:

noun

The area between the anus and the scrotum or vulva.

Usage examples:

The perineal area includes the pubis, vulva, labia, perineum, anus, and adjacent area, including th…

Perineural

ˌpɛrɪˈnjʊərəl

Meanings of Perineural:

adjective

Located around a nerve or a bundle of nerve fibres.

Usage examples:

A perineural cyst

Perineurial

ˌpɛrɪˈnjʊərəl

Meanings of Perineurial:

adjective

Located around a nerve or a bundle of nerve fibres.

Usage examples:

A perineural cyst

Meanings of Perineuritis:

noun

Originally: †inflammation of the peripheral portion of the optic disc or of the adjacent retina (obsolete). in later use: inflammation of the perineurium of a nerve or nerves.

Perineurium

ˌpɛrɪˈnjʊərɪəm

Meanings of Perineurium:

noun

The sheath of connective tissue surrounding a bundle (fascicle) of nerve fibres within a nerve.

Usage examples:

The endoneurium is continuous with the more abundant connective tissue perineurium, which envelops …

Meanings of Periocular:

adjective

Situated or occurring around the eye or eyeball.

Period

ˈpɪərɪəd

Meanings of Period:

noun

A length or portion of time.

Usage examples:

He had long periods of depression
adjective

Belonging to or characteristic of a past historical time, especially in style or design.

Usage examples:

An attractive and beautifully modernized period house

Meanings of Period-piece:

noun

Something such as a book or a film that is very old-fashioned, often in a way that is funny to people now

Meanings of Periodate:

noun

A salt or ester of periodic acid.

Usage examples:

The major dissolved proteins detected in this study were determined to be glycosylated, based on th…

Meanings of Periodic:

adjective

Appearing or occurring at intervals.

Usage examples:

The periodic visits she made to her father

Meanings of Periodical:

noun

A magazine or newspaper published at regular intervals.

Usage examples:

Under the act, newspapers, magazines and periodicals are exempt from the need to be qualified to gi…
adjective

Occurring or appearing at intervals; occasional.

Usage examples:

She took periodical gulps of her tea

Periodically

ˌpɪə.riˈɒd.ɪ.kəl.i

Meanings of Periodically:

adverb

From time to time; occasionally.

Usage examples:

I will periodically check on your progress

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