PERIPHERY By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. With regard to vision, the portion of the visual region which is examined by the parts of the retina exterior to the fovea centralis. PERIPHERY: "Can you see my hand in your periphery field?" Related Psychology Terms PERIPHERAL VISION PERIPHERAL PARACENTRAL VISION VISUAL FIELD SPARING DAY BLINDNESS MACULA LUTCA PARACENTRAL SCOTOMA VISUAL FIELD DEFECT PERIMETER VISUAL IMPAIRMENT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PERIPHERY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/periphery/ (accessed December 9, 2019).