endolymph


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en·do·lymph

 (ĕn′də-lĭmf′)
n.
The fluid in the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear.

en′do·lym·phat′ic (-lĭm-făt′ĭk) adj.

endolymph

(ˈɛndəʊˌlɪmf)
n
(Anatomy) the fluid that fills the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear
endolymphatic adj

en•do•lymph

(ˈɛn dəˌlɪmf)

n.
the fluid contained within the inner ear.
[1830–40]
en•do•lym•phat•ic (ˌɛn doʊ lɪmˈfæt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endolymph - the bodily fluid that fills the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear
inner ear, internal ear, labyrinth - a complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium
bodily fluid, body fluid, liquid body substance, humour, humor - the liquid parts of the body
Translations

en·do·lymph

n. endolinfa, fluido contenido en el laberinto membranoso del oído.
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It is thought that the protein is involved in sodium reuptake from the endolymph in amiloride-sensitive sodium channels (44).
The mechanism of action has been supposed to be destruction of the dark cells to decrease endolymph secretion and /or vestibular sensory cells, and a reduction in the sensation of vertigo [5, 6].
Estrogen is believed to affect endolymph ionic and anionic homeostasis by regulating ion and anion channels (9, 10).
Based on pathological studies, the mechanism for caloric paresis may be related to ampullary distortion with accumulation of endolymph.
Exposure to hyperglycemia even for short periods will trigger the cascade of metabolic reactions, such as increasing the endothelial permeability and disturbing the cochlear endolymph electrolyte homeostasis, that will affect the cochlea both functionally and morphologically.
Endolymphatic hydrops is a consequence of a disturbance in the homeostasis of endolymph.
The stria vascularis seems to exchange sodium for potassium by using on active ionic pump which pumps potassium into the endolymph.
Adaptations might include synergistic roles for AQPs and solute transporters that regulate the volume of perilymph and endolymph fluid (Eckhard et al.
However, modifications of these cells due to the movement of the endolymph in the inner ear, results in a change in the tonic neuronal firing rate.
Free floating endolymph particles: a new operative finding during posterior canal occlusion.
Those taking part included Mac Walton, seven, who suffers from Enlarged Vestibula Aquaduct Syndrome, a rare condition which damages hearing by allowing too much endolymph fluid to flow into the hearing and balance organs.
Scientists currently are studying methods for manipulating inner ear fluids that could lower endolymph volume and reduce or eliminate dizziness.