Definition of perienteric in English:

perienteric

adjective

Anatomy Zoology
  • Situated or occurring around the gut or enteron; perivisceral.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Francis Bell (1855–1924). From peri- + enteric, originally after German perienterisch.

Pronunciation

perienteric

/ˌpɛrɪɛnˈtɛrɪk/