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acoustic nerve

noun
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  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for acoustic nerve

acoustic nerve

noun
1.
the former name for vestibulocochlear nerve
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acoustic nerve in Medicine

acoustic nerve n.
See vestibulocochlear nerve.

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Encyclopedia Article for 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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