- the fluid between the bony and membranous labyrinths of the ear.
Origin of perilymph
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The fluid contained in the two scal, and in the remaining lymphatic cavities of the auditory labyrinth, is known as perilymph.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)
Francis Maitland Balfour
Perilymph, per′i-limf, n. the fluid which surrounds the membraneous labyrinth of the ear.
Between the bony walls of the passages and the membranous bag inside is a thin, clear fluid, the perilymph.A Practical Physiology
Albert F. Blaisdell
- the fluid filling the space between the membranous and bony labyrinths of the internal ear
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- The fluid in the space between the membranous and bony labyrinths of the inner ear.
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