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Related to acoustic nerve: glossopharyngeal nerve
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(Anatomy) the former name for vestibulocochlear nerve
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|Noun||1.||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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