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

per′i·lym·phat′ic (-lĭm-făt′ĭk) adj.


(Anatomy) the fluid filling the space between the membranous and bony labyrinths of the internal ear


(ˈpɛr ɪˌlɪmf)

the fluid between the bony and membranous labyrinths of the ear.
per`i•lym•phat′ic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.perilymph - the bodily fluid that fills the space between the bony labyrinth and the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear
inner ear, internal ear, labyrinth - a complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium
bodily fluid, body fluid, liquid body substance, humour, humor - the liquid parts of the body
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The patient history revealed that his hearing loss might have deteriorated secondary to a labyrinthine or perilymph fistula.
They concluded that a defect of the fundus of the internal auditory canal is more likely to produce a perilymph gusher.
Intratympanic versus intravenous delivery of methylprednisolone to cochlear perilymph.
of Malignant Benign PPV % Characteristics Lymph Nodes on HPE on HPE Calcification Absent 96 26 70 -- Present 14 01 13 7 Necrosis Absent 85 21 64 -- Present 25 6 19 24 Perilymph Nodal Absent 97 26 71 -- Oedema Present 13 1 12 7 Ultrasound NPV % SN % SP % ACC % Characteristics Calcification -- -- -- -- 73 4 81 64 Necrosis -- -- -- -- 75 22 77 64 Perilymph Nodal -- -- -- #REF
Perilymph fistula is a leakage of inner ear fluid into the middle ear which causes unsteadiness along with dizziness and nausea.
28-30] When ATP and its analogs were applied to the cochlear perilymph, reductions were observed in OAE amplitudes and auditory nerve compound action potentials.
Its expression decreases with age from embryonic development to adulthood, aiding the maintenance of the barrier between the endolymph and perilymph.
The inner ear consists of two primary extracellular fluid compartments, the perilymph and the endolymph.
depression, anxiety), neurosensory symptoms (diplopia, tinnitus, hearing loss), somatic symptoms (insomnia, limb numbness, pain), and structural impairments (inner ear damage, perilymph fistula, peripheral nerve injury).
134 Worse than that expected to be seen by chance alone Perilymph Node 0.
The Perilymph Fistula Syndrome Defined in Mild Head Trauma," Acta Otolaryngologica, 1989;464:1-40.
Gentamicin persistence in rat endolymph and perilymph after a two-day constant infusion.