- dizziness, vertigo and vomiting. The vestibulocochlear nerve is the eighth cranial nerve. The 12 cranial nerves, the vestibulocochlear nerve included, emerge from or enter the skull (the cranium), as opposed to the spinal nerves which emerge from the vertebral column.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Look at other dictionaries:
Vestibulocochlear nerve — Nerve: Vestibulocochlear nerve The course and connections of the facial nerve in the temporal bone … Wikipedia
Nerve to the stapedius — Nerve: Nerve to the stapedius Latin nervus stapedius Gray s subject #202 904 Innervates Stapedius From facial nerve The Nerve to the Stapedi … Wikipedia
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
Vestibulocochlear nerve — 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
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
vestibulocochlear nerve — ▪ anatomy also called Auditory Nerve, Acoustic Nerve, or Eighth Cranial Nerve, nerve in the human ear, serving the organs of equilibrium and of hearing. It consists of two anatomically and functionally distinct parts: the cochlear nerve … Universalium
vestibulocochlear 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, ↑nervus vestibulocochlearis, ↑eighth cranial nerve • Hypernyms: ↑cranial nerve • … Useful english dictionary
nerve — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. courage, strength, vigor, vitality; grit, determination, resolution. v. t. embolden, steel, strengthen, invigorate. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The path of nervous impulses] Syn. nerve fiber, nerve tissue … English dictionary for students
vestibulocochlear nerve — the eighth cranial nerve (VIII), responsible for carrying sensory impulses from the inner ear to the brain. It has two branches, the vestibular nerve and the cochlear nerve … The new mediacal dictionary
vestibulocochlear nuclei — nuclei of vestibulocochlear nerve the vestibular and cochlear nuclei considered together; see nuclei vestibulares and nuclei cochleares … Medical dictionary