endolymph

[ en-duh-limf ]
/ ˈɛn dəˌlɪmf /
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noun Anatomy.

the fluid contained within the membranous labyrinth of the ear.

Nearby words

  1. endogenous hyperglyceridemia,
  2. endogenous infection,
  3. endogeny,
  4. endointoxication,
  5. endolithic,
  6. endolymphatic duct,
  7. endolymphatic hydrops,
  8. endolymphatic sac,
  9. endomembrane,
  10. endometrial stromal sarcoma

Origin of endolymph

First recorded in 1830–40; endo- + lymph

Related formsen·do·lym·phat·ic [en-doh-lim-fat-ik] /ˌɛn doʊ lɪmˈfæt ɪk/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for endolymph

endolymph

/ (ˈɛndəʊˌlɪmf) /

noun

the fluid that fills the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear
Derived Formsendolymphatic (ˌɛndəʊlɪmˈfætɪk), adjective

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Medicine definitions for endolymph

endolymph

[ ĕndə-lĭmf′ ]

n.

The fluid contained in the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear.Scarpa's fluid
Related formsen′do•lym•phatic (-lĭm-fătĭk) adj.


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