perilymph

[ per-i-limf ]
/ ˈpɛr ɪˌlɪmf /

noun Anatomy.

the fluid between the bony and membranous labyrinths of the ear.

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Origin of perilymph

First recorded in 1830–40; peri- + lymph

OTHER WORDS FROM perilymph

per·i·lym·phat·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for perilymph

perilymph
/ (ˈpɛrɪˌlɪmf) /

noun

the fluid filling the space between the membranous and bony labyrinths of the internal ear
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Medical definitions for perilymph

perilymph
[ pĕrə-lĭmf′ ]

n.

The fluid in the space between the membranous and bony labyrinths of the inner ear.
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