acoustic nerve


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acoustic nerve

acoustic nerve

n
(Anatomy) the former name for vestibulocochlear nerve
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Noun1.acoustic nerve - a composite sensory nerve supplying the hair cells of the vestibular organ and the hair cells of the cochlea
auditory system - the sensory system for hearing
cranial nerve - any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem
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I suffered an acoustic neuroma, which is a non-malignant tumour that grew in my ear on the acoustic nerve.
He said he had no hesitation in trying the equipment after being diagnosed with a benign brain tumour on the acoustic nerve.
Ganglionic hamartoma of the intracanalicular acoustic nerve causing sensorineurai hearing loss.

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