vestibulocochlear nuclei

ves·tib·u·lo·co·chle·ar nu·cle·i

the combined cochlear and vestibular nuclei in the brainstem that receive the incoming fibers of the eighth cranial nerve. See: vestibular nuclei.

ves·tib·u·lo·co·chle·ar nu·cle·i

(ves-tib'yū-lō-kok'lē-ăr nū'klē-ī)
The combined cochlear and vestibular nuclei in the brainstem that receive the incoming fibers of the vestibulocochlear nerve.