eighth nerve

noun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • eighth nerve — n AUDITORY NERVE * * * nervus vestibulocochlearis …   Medical dictionary

  • eighth cranial nerve — noun a composite sensory nerve supplying the hair cells of the vestibular organ and the hair cells of the cochlea • Syn: ↑acoustic nerve, ↑auditory nerve, ↑vestibulocochlear nerve, ↑nervus vestibulocochlearis • Hypernyms: ↑cranial nerve …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nerve — A bundle of fibers that uses electrical and chemical signals to transmit sensory and motor information from one body part to another. See nervous system. * * * A whitish cordlike structure composed of one or more bundles (fascicles) of myelinated …   Medical dictionary

  • Eighth cranial nerve — The eighth cranial nerve is the vestibulocochlear nerve. The vestibulocochlear nerve is responsible for the sense of hearing and it is also pertinent to balance, to the body position sense. Problems with the vestibulocochlear nerve may result in… …   Medical dictionary

  • Nerve, eighth cranial — The eighth cranial nerve is the vestibulocochlear nerve. The vestibulocochlear nerve is responsible for the sense of hearing and it is also pertinent to balance, to the body position sense. Problems with the vestibulocochlear nerve may result in… …   Medical dictionary

  • Nerve, vestibulocochlear — A nerve that is responsible for the sense of hearing and which is also pertinent to balance, to the body position sense. Problems with the vestibulocochlear nerve may result in deafness, tinnitus (ringing or noise in the ears), dizziness, vertigo …   Medical dictionary

  • Vestibulocochlear nerve — Nerve: Vestibulocochlear nerve The course and connections of the facial nerve in the temporal bone …   Wikipedia

  • Medial cutaneous nerve of arm — Nerve: Medial cutaneous nerve of arm Diagram of segmental distribution of the cutaneous nerves of the right upper extremity. Anterior view. Medial Brachial Cutan. T1 T2 labeled near center, in yellow …   Wikipedia

  • Medial cutaneous nerve of forearm — Nerve: Medial cutaneous nerve of forearm Diagram of segmental distribution of the cutaneous nerves of the right upper extremity. Posterior view. ( Medial antibrach. cutan. visible in green.) Latin n. cutaneus antibrachii medialis Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Thoracodorsal nerve — Nerve: Thoracodorsal nerve Plan of brachial plexus. (Label for thoracodorsal nerve at bottom center.) …   Wikipedia


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