Meaning of perifoveal in English:

perifoveal

Pronunciation /ˌpɛrɪˈfəʊvɪəl/

adjective

Anatomy
  • Designating or relating to the part of the retina regarded as the periphery of its central region, surrounding the parafovea.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in British Journal of Ophthalmology. From peri- + foveal, after parafoveal.