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Vestibulocochlear Nerve

Descriptions of Vestibulocochlear Nerve

Vestibulocochlear Nerve: a composite sensory nerve supplying the hair cells of the vestibular organ and the hair cells of the cochlea
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Summary Information: Vestibulocochlear Nerve

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

Closely Related Organs: Vestibulocochlear Nerve

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Vestibulocochlear Nerve

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Other Names: Vestibulocochlear Nerve

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Vestibulocochlear Nerve

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