[ en-duh-limf ]
/ ˈɛn dəˌlɪmf /

noun Anatomy.

the fluid contained within the membranous labyrinth of the ear.

Origin of endolymph

First recorded in 1830–40; endo- + lymph

Related forms

en·do·lym·phat·ic [en-doh-lim-fat-ik] /ˌɛn doʊ lɪmˈfæt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for endolymph


/ (ˈɛndəʊˌlɪmf) /


the fluid that fills the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear

Derived Forms

endolymphatic (ˌɛndəʊlɪmˈfætɪk), adjective
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Medicine definitions for endolymph


[ ĕndə-lĭmf′ ]


The fluid contained in the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear.Scarpa's fluid

Related forms

en′do•lym•phatic (-lĭm-fătĭk) adj.
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