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endolymph

Pronunciation: en'do-limf

Definition: The fluid contained within the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear; endolymph resembles intracellular fluid in composition (potassium is the main positively-charged ion).

Synonym(s): endolymphaTA, Scarpa fluid, Scarpa liquor

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