vestibulocochlear nerve
noun Date: 1962 auditory nerve

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Vestibulocochlear nerve — Nerve: Vestibulocochlear nerve The course and connections of the facial nerve in the temporal bone …   Wikipedia

  • Vestibulocochlear nerve — A nerve that is responsible for the sense of hearing and which is also pertinent to balance, to the body position sense. Problems with the vestibulocochlear nerve may result in deafness, tinnitus (ringing or noise in the ears), dizziness, vertigo …   Medical dictionary

  • vestibulocochlear nerve — ▪ anatomy also called  Auditory Nerve, Acoustic Nerve, or Eighth Cranial Nerve,         nerve in the human ear, serving the organs of equilibrium and of hearing. It consists of two anatomically and functionally distinct parts: the cochlear nerve …   Universalium

  • vestibulocochlear nerve — noun a composite sensory nerve supplying the hair cells of the vestibular organ and the hair cells of the cochlea • Syn: ↑acoustic nerve, ↑auditory nerve, ↑nervus vestibulocochlearis, ↑eighth cranial nerve • Hypernyms: ↑cranial nerve • …   Useful english dictionary

  • vestibulocochlear nerve — the eighth cranial nerve (VIII), responsible for carrying sensory impulses from the inner ear to the brain. It has two branches, the vestibular nerve and the cochlear nerve …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Нерв Преддверно-Улитковый (Vestibulocochlear Nerve, Acoustic Nerve), Нерв Слуховой (Auditory Nerve) — восьмой черепно мозговой чувствительный нерв (VIII), по которому от внутреннего уха к головному мозгу поступают импульсы от вестибулярного аппарата и кортиева органа внутреннего уха. Этот нерв имеет две части: нерв преддверия (vestibular nerve) и …   Медицинские термины

  • cochlear root of vestibulocochlear nerve — radix cochlearis nervi vestibulocochlearis …   Medical dictionary

  • inferior root of vestibulocochlear nerve — radix cochlearis nervi vestibulocochlearis …   Medical dictionary

  • superior root of vestibulocochlear nerve — radix vestibularis nervi vestibulocochlearis …   Medical dictionary

  • vestibular root of vestibulocochlear nerve — radix vestibularis nervi vestibulocochlearis …   Medical dictionary

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