vestibulocochlear nerve CN VIII

(redirected from eighth nerve)

ves·tib·u·lo·co·chle·ar nerve [CN VIII]

[TA]
a composite sensory nerve innervating the receptor cells of the membranous labyrinth; it consists of two major, anatomically and functionally distinct components, each of which have different central connections: the vestibular nerve and the cochlear nerve.
Synonym(s): nervus vestibulocochlearis [CN VIII] [TA], eighth cranial nerve [CN VIII], eighth nerve, nervus acusticus [CN VIII], nervus octavus [CN VIII], nervus statoacusticus [CN VIII], octavus, statoacoustic nerve

ves·tib·u·lo·co·chle·ar nerve [CN VIII]

(ves-tib'yū-lō-kok'lē-ăr nĕrv) [TA]
A composite sensory nerve innervating the receptor cells of the membranous labyrinth; it consists of two major anatomically and functionally distinct components, each of which has different central connections: the vestibular nerve and the cochlear nerve.
Synonym(s): nervus vestibulocochlearis [CN VIII] [TA] , acoustic nerve, eighth cranial nerve [CN VIII].

ves·tib·u·lo·co·chle·ar nerve [CN VIII]

(ves-tib'yū-lō-kok'lē-ăr nĕrv) [TA]
Composite sensory nerve innervating receptor cells of membranous labyrinth.
Synonym(s): eighth cranial nerve [CN VIII], eighth nerve, nervus acusticus [CN VIII], nervus octavus [CN VIII], nervus statoacusticus [CN VIII], nervus vestibulocochlearis [CN VIII], octavus.
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