Definition of Perilymph

1. Noun. The bodily fluid that fills the space between the bony labyrinth and the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear.


Definition of Perilymph

1. n. The fluid which surrounds the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear, and separates it from the walls of the chambers in which the labyrinth lies.

Definition of Perilymph

1. Noun. An extracellular fluid found in the scala tympani and scala vestibuli of the cochlea. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Perilymph

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Perilymph

1. The fluid which surrounds the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear, and separates it from the walls of the chambers in which the labyrinth lies. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Perilymph

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perilymph (current term)
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Literary usage of Perilymph

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"... or perilymph (Blainville). The Membranous Labyrinth. The scala media, already described in connection with the cochlea, is closed above and below. ..."

2. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1900)
"Around this dermis is developed the lymphatic cavity, lined with lymphatic epithelium (§ 809) and filled with perilymph, the outer wall of the cavity being ..."

3. A Textbook of Physiology by Michael Foster (1891)
"Around this dermis is developed the lymphatic cavity, lined with lymphatic epithelium (§ 809) and filled with perilymph, the outer wall of the cavity being ..."

4. An American Text-book of Diseases of the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat by Burton Alexander Randall, George Edmund DeSchweinitz (1901)
"The Bony Labyrinth and the perilymph.—By means of the fenestra ovalis and the fenestra rotunda, the windows of the bony labyrinth, increase and decrease of ..."

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