perilymph

[per-i-limf]

Origin of perilymph

First recorded in 1830–40; peri- + lymph
Related formsper·i·lym·phat·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for perilymph

perilymph

noun
  1. the fluid filling the space between the membranous and bony labyrinths of the internal ear
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perilymph in Medicine

perilymph

[pĕrə-lĭmf′]
n.
  1. The fluid in the space between the membranous and bony labyrinths of the inner ear.
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