endolymph

noun
en·​do·​lymph | \ ˈen-də-ˌlim(p)f How to pronounce endolymph (audio) \

Definition of endolymph

: the watery fluid in the membranous labyrinth of the ear

Other Words from endolymph

endolymphatic \ ˌen-​də-​lim-​ˈfa-​tik How to pronounce endolymph (audio) \ adjective

Examples of endolymph in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the vestibular system to function properly, a fluid called endolymph has to traverse the canals of the inner ear, bopping sensory hairs that send electrical impulses to the brain. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 15 June 2022

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First Known Use of endolymph

circa 1839, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jun 2022

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“Endolymph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endolymph. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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endolymph

noun
en·​do·​lymph | \ ˈen-də-ˌlim(p)f How to pronounce endolymph (audio) \

Medical Definition of endolymph

: the watery fluid in the membranous labyrinth of the ear

Other Words from endolymph

endolymphatic \ ˌen-​də-​lim-​ˈfat-​ik How to pronounce endolymph (audio) \ adjective

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