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acoustic nerve
 
n
the former name for vestibulocochlear nerve

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acoustic nerve n.
See vestibulocochlear nerve.

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acoustic 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, distributed to the hearing organ, and the vestibular nerve, distributed to the organ of equilibrium

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Example sentences
In a depression at the upper end of this strand is the acoustic nerve.
Only in the ganglia of the acoustic nerve is the bipolar form retained.
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