perilymph

noun

peri·​lymph ˈper-ə-ˌlim(p)f How to pronounce perilymph (audio)
: the fluid between the membranous and bony labyrinths of the ear

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

circa 1839, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 13 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

perilymph

noun
peri·​lymph ˈper-ə-ˌlim(p)f How to pronounce perilymph (audio)
: the fluid between the membranous and bony labyrinths of the ear

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