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Vestibular nerve

Introduction: Vestibular nerve

Description of Vestibular nerve

Vestibular nerve: vestibular part of the 8th cranial nerve, mediating sense of balance and head position.
Source: CRISP

Vestibular nerve: The vestibular part of the 8th cranial nerve (VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE). The vestibular nerve fibers arise from neurons of Scarpa's ganglion and project peripherally to vestibular hair cells and centrally to the VESTIBULAR NUCLEI of the BRAIN STEM. These fibers mediate the sense of balance and head position.
Source: MeSH 2007

Vestibular nerve: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Vestibular nerve:

Terms associated with Vestibular nerve:

Terms Similar to Vestibular nerve:

  • Scarpa's Ganglion

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Vestibular nerve

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The description of Vestibular nerve may also be used for the following terms:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Vestibular nerve

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