Definition of endolymph in English:


Line breaks: endo|lymph
Pronunciation: /ˈɛndə(ʊ)lɪmf


[mass noun] Anatomy
  • The fluid in the membranous labyrinth of the ear.
    More example sentences
    • There are drugs that can help reduce the rate at which endolymph is secreted in the labyrinth.
    • All three parts are connected and filled with a fluid known as the endolymph.
    • More specifically, these cells maintain the ionic composition of the cochlear endolymph.

More definitions of endolymph

Definition of endolymph in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody