vestibulocochlear nerve[vĕ-stĭbˌyə-lō-kŏkˈlē-ər, -kōˈklē-]
vestibulocochlear nerve definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The acoustic nerve.
vestibulocochlear nerve - Medical Definition
A composite sensory nerve that emerges from the brainstem at the cerebellopontine angle, innervates the receptor cells of the membranous labyrinth, and consists of two major anatomically and functionally distinct components: the vestibular nerve and the cochlear nerve. Also called acoustic nerve, eighth cranial nerve.