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Cochlear nerve

Introduction: Cochlear nerve

Description of Cochlear nerve

Cochlear nerve: cochlear part of the 8th cranial nerve (vestibulocochlear nerve); cochlear nerve fibers originate from neurons of the spiral ganglion and project peripherally to cochlear hair cells and centrally to the cochlear nuclei of the brain stem; mediates the sense of hearing.
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Cochlear nerve: The cochlear part of the 8th cranial nerve (VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE). The cochlear nerve fibers originate from neurons of the SPIRAL GANGLION and project peripherally to cochlear hair cells and centrally to the cochlear nuclei (COCHLEAR NUCLEUS) of the BRAIN STEM. They mediate the sense of hearing.
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