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.