Medical Definition of Cochlear nuclei

1. The nucleus cochlearis dorsalis and nucleus cochlearis ventralis, located on the dorsal and lateral surface of the inferior cerebellar peduncle, in the floor of the lateral recess of the rhomboid fossa. They receive the incoming fibres of the cochlear part of the vestibulocochlear nerve and are the major source of origin of the lateral lemniscus or central auditory pathway. Synonym: cochlear nuclei, nuclei nervi cochlearis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cochlear Nuclei

cochlear branch of labyrinthine artery
cochlear canal
cochlear canaliculus
cochlear diseases
cochlear duct
cochlear ganglion
cochlear hair cell
cochlear hair cells
cochlear implant
cochlear implantation
cochlear implants
cochlear joint
cochlear labyrinth
cochlear microphonic potentials
cochlear nerve
cochlear nuclei (current term)
cochlear nucleus
cochlear part of vestibulocochlear nerve
cochlear prosthesis
cochlear recess
cochlear root of VIII nerve
cochlear root of vestibulocochlear nerve
cochlear window
cochleare
cochleare amplum
cochleare magnum
cochleare medium
cochleare modicum
cochleare parvum
cochleariform

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