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endolymph

[′en·də‚limf]
(physiology)
The lymph fluid found in the membranous labyrinth of the ear.
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Other features like the morphology of the transverse occipital thickening, cucullaris depression, the morphology of the internal side of the pineal opening and the position of the external and internal opening for the endolymphatic duct fit to the general morphology of the genus Dunkleosteus illustrated by Leriche (1931), Heintz (1932, text-figs 12, 13, pls 1, 2) and Stensio (1963, fig.
ACVF, anterior cerebral vein foramen; AFPC, anterior foramen for preorbital canal; ANTO, antorbital condyle; ELF, endolymphatic foramen; ES, eye stalk; ESAF, efferent spiracular artery foramen; F, fontanelle; FM, foramen magnum; ICAF, internal carotid artery; LC, lateral commissure; NC, nasal capsule; OC, occipital condyle; OF, orbital fissure; PFPC, posterior foramen for preorbital canal; PLF, perilymphatic foramen; PROP, preorbital process; POST, postorbital process; R, rostrum; SOC, supraorbital crest; II, optic nerve foramen; IV, trochlear nerve foramen; VII, hyomandibular branch of facial nerve foramen; X, vagus nerve foramen.
Estrogen alterations are considered to either impair endolymphatic fluid electrolyte concentration, leading to degeneration of otoconial fibers, or induce endolymphatic pH liabilities, causing otoconial degeneration (1).
A contemporary re-evaluation of endolymphatic hydrops.
von Hippel-Lindau disease: Surveillance strategy for endolymphatic sac tumours.
Endolymphatic sac tumor: A report of 3 cases and discussion of management.
These diagnoses were reached on the basis of (a) absence of typical paroxysmal positional nystagmus indicative of canalolithiasis, presence of persistent positional nystagmus and positional vertigo during an examination performed on a symptomatic day; (b) no history of previous recurrent BPV to imply cupulolithiasis; (c) history, examination findings and vestibular function tests indicative of an alternate cause for positional vertigo such as vestibular migraine (VM), endolymphatic hydrops, vestibular schwannoma, unilateral or bilateral vestibulopathy.
The most well-known aspect of MD is the presence of endolymphatic hydrops (ELH), a hallmark of the disease which can be confirmed by pathology postmortem [20,49].
Glucocorticoids stimulate endolymphatic water reabsorption in inner ear through aquaporin 3 regulation.
Comment: Meniere's disease (also called idiopathic endolymphatic hydrops) is characterized by an excess of fluid in the inner ear, which results in disturbances of balance and hearing.
Surgical procedures to help relieve symptoms include endolymphatic sac decompression, in which a small section of bone is removed from over the endolymphatic sac.
In other words, if we could restore the proper expression of pendrin in the endolymphatic sac and thereby prevent swelling of the sac, this may prevent swelling of other parts of the inner ear and rescue hearing and balance," she said.