Definitions for "Peripherals"
Any item attached to the outside of the computer such as a printer, modem, monitor, or keyboard.
The add-on hardware devices used in conjunction with a computer, printer, display screen, disk drives, etc.
Devices outside the Central Processing Unit (CPU) — such as printers, scanners, keyboards, and a mouse — through which data is input, stored, or output.
Devices which can be used in conjunction with the MCU / MPU to provide extra functionality.
those items or functional blocks within a System-on-Chip other than those providing the processing function, for example, the communications functional blocks