endolymph


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endolymph

 [en´do-limf]
the fluid contained in the membranous labyrinth of the ear; it is entirely separate from the perilymph.

en·do·lymph

(en'dō-limf), [TA]
The fluid contained within the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear; endolymph resembles intracellular fluid in composition (potassium is the main positively-charged ion).

en·do·lymph

(en'dō-limf) [TA]
The fluid contained within the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear.

endolymph

The fluid within the LABYRINTH of the inner ear.

endolymph

the fluid contained in the membranous labyrinth of the vertebrate ear. See PERILYMPH.

Scarpa,

Antonio, Italian anatomist, orthopedist, and ophthalmologist, 1747-1832.
canals of Scarpa - separate canals for the nasopalatine nerves and vessels.
fossa scarpae major - Synonym(s): femoral triangle
Scarpa fascia - the deeper membranous or lamellar part of the subcutaneous tissue of the lower abdominal wall. Synonym(s): membranous layer of superficial fascia
Scarpa fluid - the fluid contained within the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear. Synonym(s): endolymph
Scarpa foramina - two openings in the line of the intermaxillary suture that transmit the nasopalatine nerve.
Scarpa ganglion - a collection of bipolar nerve cell bodies forming a swelling on the vestibular part of the eighth nerve in the internal acoustic meatus. Synonym(s): vestibular ganglion
Scarpa habenula - Synonym(s): Haller habenula
Scarpa hiatus - a semilunar opening at the apex of the cochlea through which the scala vestibuli and the scala tympani of the cochlea communicate with one another. Synonym(s): helicotrema
Scarpa liquor - the fluid contained within the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear. Synonym(s): endolymph
Scarpa membrane - closes the fenestra cochleae or rotunda. Synonym(s): secondary tympanic membrane
Scarpa method - cure of an aneurysm by ligation of the artery at some distance above the sac.
Scarpa sheath - one of the coverings of the spermatic cord, formed of delicate connective tissue and of muscular fibers derived from the internal oblique muscle. Synonym(s): cremasteric fascia
Scarpa staphyloma - bulging near the posterior pole of the eyeball due to degenerative changes in severe myopia. Synonym(s): posterior staphyloma
Scarpa triangle - branches of the femoral nerve are distributed within the femoral triangle. Synonym(s): femoral triangle; fossa scarpae major

en·do·lymph

(en'dō-limf) [TA]
Fluid membranous labyrinth of inner ear.
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(1985) Immunological analysis of IgG and other protein fractions in endolymph obtained from endolymphatic sac of Meniere patients and control.
Gentamicin persistence in rat endolymph and perilymph after a two-day constant infusion.
Thus, the endolymph flow, driven by the natural convection due to gravity and expansive convection, which in turn is due to the thermal expansion of the endolymph, can be described by the conservation equations of mass, momentum, and energy.
The membranous labyrinth is filled with a liquid known as endolymph. It lies in a similar shaped cavity of the temporal bone known as bony labyrinth filled with perilymph.
Platinum compounds damage the stria vascularis (columnar epithelium with capillaries which secretes endolymph in the scala media) and cause outer hair cell death beginning at the basal turn of the cochlea.
Tomatis argues that the function of the ossicles is actually to dampen tympanic membrane vibratory energy via a kinetic negative feedback loop originating at the endolymph. This fluid force moves from stapes to incus to malleus in order to reduce vibratory sensation headed to the ear.
However, geographic groupings identified by a multivariate statistical approach from EPMA and ICP-MS were dissimilar, indicating that the elements assayed by each technique were controlled by separate depositional processes within the endolymph. Elemental profiles across the pollock otoliths were generally consistent at distances up to 100 [micro]m from the nucleus.
This condition may result from free-floating debris in the endolymph of the posterior semicircular canal.
Within each canal lies a cupula (a sail-like structure) that is displaced by movement of fluid (endolymph) when the head rotates.
The membranous labyrinth, which is encased by bone, is necessary for hearing and balance and is filled with a fluid called endolymph. When your head moves, endolymph moves, causing nerve receptors in the membranous labyrinth to send signals to the brain about the body's motion.
Each is filled with fluid called endolymph and lined with tiny hairs (cilia) that sense movement of the endolymph.
[32] hypothesized the occurrence of dizziness as a result of the formation of immune complexes in the fluids of the inner ear, which would lead to impairment of the composition of endolymph and cause mechanical irritation of the inner ear receptors.