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peripheral vision

all that is visible to the eye outside the central area of focus; side vision. Unabridged
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Contemporary definitions for peripheral-vision

the capacity to see side or fringe areas when one is looking ahead; one's vision using only the outer edges of one's retina's 21st Century Lexicon
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peripheral-vision in Medicine

peripheral vision n.
Vision produced by light rays falling on areas of the retina beyond the macula. Also called indirect vision.

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