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Generally, a periphery is a boundary or outer part of any space or body. It is derived from the Greek word περιφέρεια, meaning a circumference or outer surface.
- In biology, the periphery of the body is the part that is away from the central or core regions.
- Peripheral vision is that part of visual perception that occurs in the periphery, i.e., near the edges, of the field of view.
- A computer peripheral is added to a host computer in order to expand its abilities.
- For peripheral submanifolds in mathematics, see boundary parallel.
- The Periphery includes nations that are not core countries - capitalist or industrialized nations. See Immanuel Wallerstein, Third World.
- The 13 peripheries of Greece are subnational subdivisions of that country, equivalent to regions.
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