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Acoustic Nerve

Descriptions of Acoustic Nerve

Acoustic Nerve: a composite sensory nerve supplying the hair cells of the vestibular organ and the hair cells of the cochlea
Source: WordNet 2.1

Acoustic Nerve : cranial nerve concerned with hearing, balance and head position; the 8th cranial nerve which branches into two parts, a cochlear part integral to hearing and a vestibular part which mediates the sense of balance and head position; also called the vestibulocochlear nerve.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Acoustic Nerve

Acoustic Nerve: The acoustic nerve is one of 12 pairs of cranial nerves that originate in the brain. The acoustic nerve carries impulses that innervate the sense of hearing and equilibrium. Conditions that afflict the acoustic nerve include cochlear neuritis, acoustic neuroma, and vestibular neuritis.

Closely Related Organs: Acoustic Nerve

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Acoustic Nerve

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Other Names: Acoustic Nerve

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