- the fluid contained within the membranous labyrinth of the ear.
Origin of endolymph
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In the adult the fluid present in this cavity is known as the endolymph.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)
Francis Maitland Balfour
The membranous bag itself contains a similar fluid, the endolymph.
The endolymph and the tiny grains of ear-sand now perform their part in this marvelous and complex mechanism.
A movement of the head causes the displacement of the endolymph which acts on the auditory nerves.Indo-China and Its Primitive People
- the fluid that fills the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear
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- The fluid contained in the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear.Scarpa's fluid
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