vestibulocochlear


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vestibulocochlear

 [ves-tib″u-lo-kok´le-er]
pertaining to the vestibule of the ear and the cochlea.
vestibulocochlear nerve the eighth cranial nerve, which emerges from the brain between the pons and medulla oblongata, behind the facial nerve. The vestibular division serves the vestibule of the ear and the semicircular canals, carrying impulses for the sense of equilibrium. The cochlear division serves the cochlea and carries impulses for the sense of hearing. Called also acoustic nerve and auditory nerve. See Appendix 2-6.

ves·tib·u·lo·co·chle·ar

(ves-tib'yū-lō-kō'klē-ăr),
1. Relating to the vestibule and cochlea of the ear.
2. Synonym(s): statoacoustic

ves·tib·u·lo·co·chle·ar

(ves-tib'yū-lō-kok'lē-ăr)
1. Relating to the vestibulum and cochlea of the ear.
2. Synonym(s): statoacoustic.

ves·tib·u·lo·co·chle·ar

(ves-tib'yū-lō-kok'lē-ăr)
Relating to vestibule and cochlea of ear.

vestibulocochlear

pertaining to the eighth cranial nerve. See also Table 14. The vestibular division serves the vestibule of the ear and the semicircular canals, carrying impulses for equilibrium. The cochlear division serves the cochlea and carries impulses for the sense of hearing. Called also acoustic nerve and auditory nerve.

vestibulocochlear nerve
see Table 14.
vestibulocochlear nerve paralysis
manifested by defective hearing if the cochlear nerve is damaged, or rotation, loss of balance and falling to one side if the cochlear branch is the affected one.
vestibulocochlear nerve root granuloma
in calves a chronic inflammatory lesion causing facial paralysis and loss of balance.
vestibulocochlear nucleus
a series of at least five nuclei on each side of the brainstem, three vestibular and two cochlear.
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Ramsay-Hunt syndrome describes simultaneous vestibulocochlear and facial neuritis secondary to varicella zoster infection.
College of Oriental Medicine, Institute of Oriental Medicine, Oriental Medical Science Center, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, ** College of Pharmacy, Wonkwang University, Iksan, Jeonbuk, ([dagger]) VestibuloCochlear Research Center of Wonkwang University, Iksan, Jeonbuk, ([double dagger]) Institute of Basic Natural Science, Wonkwang University Iksan, Jeonbuk & # Department of Herb Science, Shinsung College, Chungnam, Republic of Korea
1) College of Oriental Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Hoegi-Dong, Dongdaemun-Gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea; (2) Vestibulocochlear Research Center of Wonkwang University, Iksan, Jeonbuk, Republic of Korea
1996) Distribution of amyloid bodies in the aged human vestibulocochlear nerve.
Congenital malformations of the inner ear and the vestibulocochlear nerve in children with sensorineural hearing loss: Evaluation with CT and MRI.
3) Its petrous portion gives the passage for the internal carotid artery, vestibulocochlear nerve and facial nerve.
The nerve exits the brain stem near the vestibulocochlear nerve, passes through petrous temporal bone and then exits the skull through stylomastoid foramen and splits into auricular, palpebral, and buccal branches.
Right facial nerve and vestibulocochlear nerve were still showed enhancement by cerebellopontine angle (C-P angle) district magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on day 57.
The lesion was expected to be located in the left part of the brainstem because vestibulocochlear nerves do not decussate and because vestibular nuclei have been described in birds to be localized from the pons to the medulla oblongata.
Very rarely, CMs involve the cranial nerves, particularly the optic, oculomotor, facial, and vestibulocochlear nerves (Deshmukh, Albuquerque, Zabramski, & Spetzler, 2003).
Sensorineural hearing loss, the commonest type of hearing loss, is defined as hearing loss originating from damage to the vestibulocochlear nerve, inner ear or the brain.
Cerebellopontine angle lipoma: 10% (the facial nerve and vestibulocochlear nerve often courses through the lipoma - see case 1).