perilymph

noun
peri·​lymph | \ ˈper-ə-ˌlim(p)f How to pronounce perilymph (audio) \

Definition of perilymph

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

First Known Use of perilymph

circa 1839, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of perilymph was circa 1839

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“Perilymph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perilymph. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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perilymph

noun
peri·​lymph | \ ˈper-ə-ˌlim(p)f How to pronounce perilymph (audio) \

Medical Definition of perilymph

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

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