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.
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The location of an intralabyrinthine schwannoma is used to classify it as a vestibular, cochlear, or vestibulocochlear. There may be associated extension into the IAC or middle ear cavity.
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Hearing defects in children with FAS are thought to be due to alcohol damage to the neural crest, and later the vestibulocochlear nerve (Dunty 2001).
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The remaining material is organized by anatomy, with seven chapters focusing on the external auditory canal and pinna; the middle ear and mastoid; temporal bone vascular anatomy, anomalies, and disease, with an emphasis on pulsatile tinnitus; the inner ear and otodystrophics; temporal bone trauma; anatomy and development of the facial nerve; and the vestibulocochlear nerve, with an emphasis on the normal and diseased internal auditory canal and cerebellopontine angle.
Authors acknowledge the Ministry of Science & Technology (MoST)/Korea Science & Engineering Foundation (KOSEF) through the Vestibulocochlear Research Center (VCRC) at Wonkwang University for financial support.
This work was supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology/Korea Science and Engineering Foundation through the Vestibulocochlear Research Center at Wonkwang University (grant R13-2002-055-00000-0).