Asked in Nervous System
What does the peripheral in the peripheral nervous system mean?
Peripheral means anything that is not part of the main body or is far away. the peripheral nervous system (PNS) is the neurones that carry the information to and from the central nervous system. ...
Asked in Definitions
What do you mean by peripheral?
Peripheral vision refers to the vision at the edges of your visual field. This does not mean what you can see when you turn your eyes, but what you can see to the far left and right while looking straight ahead. In general, it can refer to equipment or processes that are useful but not necessarily crucial. ...