Endolymph
Endolymph En"do*lymph, n. [Endo- + lymph: cf. F. endolymphe.] (Anat.) The watery fluid contained in the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear. [1913 Webster]

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  • endolymph — [en′dō limf΄] n. [ ENDO + LYMPH] Anat. the fluid in the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear: cf. PERILYMPH …   English World dictionary

  • Endolymph — Infobox Anatomy Name = Endolymph Latin = endolympha GraySubject = 232 GrayPage = 1051 Caption = Cross section of cochlea. (Endolymph is located in the scala media the light green region at the middle of the diagram.) Caption2 = illustration of… …   Wikipedia

  • endolymph — n. the fluid in the membranous labyrinth of the ear. * * * endolymph, endometrial etc.: see endo …   Useful english dictionary

  • endolymph — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1839 the watery fluid in the membranous labyrinth of the ear • endolymphatic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • endolymph — the watery fluid in the membranous labyrinth of the ear …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • endolymph — n. [Gr. endon, within; L. lympha, water] (MOLLUSCA: Cephalopoda) The fluid in the inner sac of the statocyst of Octopods and Vampyroteuthis ; in squid and cuttlefish, the only fluid filling the single walled statocyst sac …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • endolymph — endolymphatic /en doh lim fat ik/, adj. /en deuh limf /, n. Anat. the fluid contained within the membranous labyrinth of the ear. [1830 40; ENDO + LYMPH] * * * …   Universalium

  • endolymph — noun The fluid inside the labyrinth of the inner ear. Syn: Scarpas fluid …   Wiktionary

  • endolymph — The fluid contained within the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear; e. resembles intracellular fluid in composition (potassium is the main positively charged ion). SYN: endolympha [TA], Scarpa fluid, Scarpa liquor. * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • endolymph — n. fluid contained in the inner ear …   English contemporary dictionary

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