Medical Definition of Vestibular part of vestibulocochlear nerve

1. The vestibular part of the acoustic (8th cranial) nerve. The vestibular nerve fibres arise from neurons of scarpa's ganglion and project peripherally to vestibular hair cells and centrally to the vestibular nuclei of the brainstem. These fibres mediate the sense of balance and head position. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vestibular Part Of Vestibulocochlear Nerve

vestibular ganglion
vestibular gland
vestibular glands
vestibular hair cells
vestibular labyrinth
vestibular ligament
vestibular lip of limbus of spiral lamina
vestibular nerve
vestibular neuronitis
vestibular nuclei
vestibular nucleus
vestibular nystagmus
vestibular ocular reflex
vestibular organ
vestibular part of vestibulocochlear nerve (current term)
vestibular root
vestibular root of vestibulocochlear nerve
vestibular schwannoma
vestibular sense
vestibular system
vestibular vein
vestibular veins
vestibular window
vestibularis
vestibulate
vestibule

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