vestibulocochlear nerve

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vestibulocochlear nerve (plural vestibulocochlear nerves)

  1. (neuroanatomy) Each of the eighth pair of cranial nerves, transmitting sound and equilibrium (balance) information from the organs of hearing and balance in the inner ear to the brain.
    Synonyms: auditory nerve, eighth cranial nerve, eighth nerve

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