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Noun: vestibulocochlear nerve
  1. A composite sensory nerve supplying the hair cells of the vestibular organ and the hair cells of the cochlea
    - acoustic nerve, auditory nerve, nervus vestibulocochlearis, eighth cranial nerve

Derived forms: vestibulocochlear nerves

Type of: cranial nerve

Part of: auditory system

Encyclopedia: Vestibulocochlear nerve