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(Science: anatomy) The watery fluid contained in the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear.

Origin: endo- _ lymph: cf. F. Endolymphe.

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What exactly happens in the semicurcular canals when a person begin to spin off balance? As far as I understand, during normal rotational movement endolymph in semicircular canals moves in the opposite direction of the body's rotation due to inertia, that causes cilia in crista ampullaris to bend ...

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by Vangeek
Fri Oct 03, 2008 8:19 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Please help!
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