periphery


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.

periphery

Anatomy the surface or outermost part of the body or one of its organs or parts

periphery

see CENTRE AND PERIPHERY.

periphery

[pə′rif·ə·rē]
(mathematics)
The bounding curve of a surface or the surface of a solid.
References in periodicals archive ?
This anti-austerity camp believes that even when private markets totally lost confidence in Europe's periphery, northern Europe could easily have solved the problem by co-signing periphery debt, perhaps under the umbrella of Eurobonds backed ultimately by all (especially German) eurozone taxpayers.
This in turn will continue to attract investors looking to reduce exposure to emerging market risks, while trying to maintain some yield pick-up from the euro area periphery.
Higher and more labour-intensive growth in the periphery of the Eurozone cannot be achieved through higher government spending though.
Higher expected returns on investment (interest rates) in the periphery attract savings from the center economy where expected returns and capital market interest rates are lower, as saving is relatively abundant.
When people are educated, they are empowered to change the world in a positive way, no less for the tribes on the periphery, he advocated.
The emergence of massive deficits in the European periphery has placed the public finances of the periphery on a clearly unsustainable path and has created great difficulties for these countries in the Financial markets.
Fiscal austerity in the periphery requires cutting back on imports; hence, the countries exporting to the periphery need to curtail their own imports --and so the process cascades.
Instead, Germany now feels obliged to teach the 'profligate' periphery the virtues of fiscal responsibility and the whole Eurozone gets mired in an austerity quagmire.
Rather than the strength in the core dragging the periphery out of recession it appears more likely that the core will follow the periphery into recession," said Ben May at Capital Economics.
Despite a greatly-reduced performance time, the show was great, though I can't help feeling increasingly annoyed that Periphery seem incapable of coming up north with a full complement and ready to go.
Alternatively, EMU could disintegrate if Germany decides to introduce its own currency, because it does not want to pay for the periphery any longer.
provide a textbook of information, problem-based learning cases, clinical testing, and functional drawings of the pathways/modalities from the periphery of the body to the brain and from the brain to the periphery.