aEpiperipheral(Physiol) Connected with, or having its origin upon, the external surface of the body; -- especially applied to the feelings which originate at the extremities of nerves distributed on the outer surface, as the sensation produced by touching an object with the finger; -- opposed to entoperipheral.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
epiperipheralSituated or originating upon the periphery or external surface of the body: specifically applied to feelings or sensations originating at the ends of nerves distributed on the outer surface: opposed to entoperipheral: as, the sensation produced by touching an object with the finger is an epiperipheral sensation.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
adjEpiperipheralep-i-pe-rif′e-ral situated on the periphery or outer surface of the body.