Definition of Endolymph

1. Noun. The bodily fluid that fills the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear.




Definition of Endolymph

1. n. The watery fluid contained in the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear.

Definition of Endolymph

1. Noun. (context: anatomy) The fluid inside the labyrinth of the inner ear. ¹

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Definition of Endolymph

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Endolymph

1. The watery fluid contained in the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear. Origin: Endo- + lymph: cf. F. Endolymphe. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Endolymph

endognath
endognathal
endognathion
endognaths
endohedral
endohedrally
endohedrals
endoherniotomy
endointoxication
endolaryngeal
endolimax
endolith
endolithic
endolour
endolymph (current term)
endolympha
endolymphangial
endolymphatic
endolymphatic duct
endolymphatic hydrops
endolymphatic sac
endolymphatic shunt
endolymphic
endolymphs
endolysosomal
endolysosome
endolysosomes
endome
endomed

Literary usage of Endolymph

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1. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"The endolymph (liquor ... The inner layer is formed of polygonal nucleated epithelial cells, which secrete the endolymph. The otoliths are two small rounded ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1893)
"The inner layer is formed of polygonal nucleated epithelial cells, which secrete the endolymph. The endolymph {liquor Scarpa') is a limpid serous fluid ..."

3. Air Service Medical Manual: War Department. Air Service. Division of by Division of Military Aeronautics, United States, War Dept (1918)
"Man is acquainted with movement through this organ by the flowing of the endolymph within the canals HUMAN TEMPORAL BONE, NATURAL SIZE, INTERNAL OR BRAIN ..."

4. Physiology and Pathology of the Semicircular Canals: Being an Excerpt of the by Adolph Ernest Ibershoff, Robert. Bárány (1910)
"VI., C and D. The hair cells of the ampullae are swayed like miniature seaweed by the endolymph current. Figure VI. Schematic representation of horizontal ..."

5. An American Text-book of Diseases of the Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat by George Edmund De Schweinitz, Burton Alexander Randall (1899)
"... of vibrations through the walls of the membranous labyrinth to a medium of so markedly different a character and vibratory quality as the endolymph. ..."

6. A Text-book of Chemical Physiology and Pathology by William Dobinson Halliburton (1891)
"PERILYMPH AND endolymph These fluids of the internal ear have been examined by ... The endolymph is clearer, less viscid ; it contains l-5 ..."

7. On the Physiology of the Semicircular Canals and Their Relation to Seasickness by Joseph Grandson Byrne (1912)
"tion and insufflation, found, on forcing the endolymph toward the ampulla of the horizontal canal, a stimulus reaction in which the head went to the ..."

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