endolymph

NOUN
  1. the bodily fluid that fills the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear
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  • The hypothesis that lungfishes are the sister group of amphibians is supported by two possible synapomorphies: loss of a saccus vasculosus and the presence of neurocranial endolymphatic sacs. Panderichthys rhombolepis - The Panda's Thumb
  • Free-moving particles in the endolymph of the canals make the latter sensitive to position changes and produce the symptoms.
  • Free floating debris in the endolymph of the semicircular canal is assumed to act like a plunger, causing continuing stimulation of the auditory canal for several seconds after movement of the head has ceased.
  • The cavity of this membranous labyrinth is filled with a fluid, the endolymph; and within the utriculus, sacculus and lagena are masses of inorganic matter called the otoliths. Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1 Containing Sixteen Experimental Investigations from the Harvard Psychological Laboratory.
  • There are drugs that can help reduce the rate at which endolymph is secreted in the labyrinth.
  • More specifically, these cells maintain the ionic composition of the cochlear endolymph.
  • All three parts are connected and filled with a fluid known as the endolymph.
  • The primary change is the broad opening between the utriculus and the scala tympani from which results the streaming of the endolymph from the semicircular canals into the cochlea. The Dancing Mouse A Study in Animal Behavior
  • If the membranous labyrinth ruptures, the endolymph mixes with another inner ear fluid called perilymph.
  • Vibrations of the oval window are transmitted to the perilymph in the scala vestibuli and across the vestibular membrane to the endolymph of the cochlear duct.
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