cochlear nerve definition by Webster's New World
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the branch of the auditory nerve that connects with the cochlea and transmits impulses to the hearing center of the brain
cochlear nerve definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A division of the acoustic nerve that conducts auditory stimuli to the brain.
cochlear nerve - Medical Definition
The cochlear part of the vestibulocochlear nerve peripheral to the cochlear root, composed of nerve processes with terminals on the four rows of hair cells and the bipolar neurons of the spiral ganglion. Also called auditory nerve.