Literally meaning: “lymph around”
Origin: Anc Greek
περί-/peri- (=combining form meaning “around”)
in Greek Mythology, nymphs are minor female deities protectors of springs, mountains, and rivers). Nymph via Latin passed as lympha (“water, water nymph” indicating the liquid form of lymph.
Perilymph is an extracellular fluid located in ear, within the cochlea.