vestibular nerve


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ves·tib·u·lar nerve

[TA]
the part of the vestibulocochlear nerve [CN VIII] peripheral to the vestibular root; it is composed of the central processes of bipolar neurons that have the terminals of their peripheral processes on the hair cells in the ampullae of the semicircular ducts and the maculae of the saccule and utricle, and cell bodies of the vestibular ganglion.
See also: vestibular root.

vestibular nerve

n.
The branch of the vestibulocochlear nerve that innervates the vestibule and semicircular canals and maintains balance.

vestibular nerve

Etymology: L, vestibulum, courtyard, nervus
a branch of the eighth cranial nerve associated with the sense of equilibrium. It arises in the vestibular ganglion (Scarpa's ganglion) of the ear.

ves·tib·u·lar nerve

(ves-tib'yū-lăr nĕrv) [TA]
The part of the vestibulocochlear nerve peripheral to the vestibular root; it is composed of the central processes of bipolar neurons that have the terminals of their peripheral processes on the hair cells in the ampullae of the semicircular ducts and the maculae of the saccule and utricle and in the cell bodies of the vestibular ganglion.

ves·tib·u·lar nerve

(ves-tib'yū-lăr nĕrv) [TA]
Portion of vestibulocochlear nerve [CN VIII] peripheral to vestibular root.
Synonym(s): vestibular part of vestibulocochlear nerve.
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