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acoustic nerve

Definition of the noun acoustic nerve

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noun

  1. a composite sensory nerve supplying the hair cells of the vestibular organ and the hair cells of the cochlea

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Google previewAmerican Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopedia (2006)

by Martin S. Lipsky, M.D.

Acoustic neuroma A benign tumor of the eighth cranial nerve (also known as the acoustic nerve, the auditory nerve, and the vestibulocochlear nerve; it is located in the head). The cause ol acoustic neuromas is believed to be a defect in a ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

acoustic nerve ( Erasistratus) The auditory component of cranial nerve VIII. It is classified as special somatic afferent. Transmits impulses for the sense of hearing from the inner ear to ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

The auditory nerve (acoustic nerve) is the 8th of the cranial nerves, and is concerned with the special sense of hearing. It arises from the base of the hindbrain just behind and at the side of the pons. It is distributed to the middle and internal ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Birds (1896)

by Alfred Newton

Ganglia in the ramus basilaris of the cochlear portion of the acoustic nerve ; H.S. N.S. Cartilaginous frame of the cochlea; M.b. Membrana basilaris ; M.t. Membrana tectoria ; P.a.b. Papilla acustica basilaris ; Per. Periost ...

Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Audiology (2003)

by Brad A. Stach

sound; SYN: acoustic reflex acoustic nerve Cranial Nerve VIII; auditory nerve, consisting of a vestibular and cochlear branch acoustic neurilemoma; neurilemmoma cochleovestibular Schwannoma; benign encapsulated neoplasm composed ...

Google previewBlack's Student Veterinary Dictionary (2017)

Acoustic Nerve The auditory nerve (acoustic nerve) is the 8th of the cranial nerves, and is concerned with the special sense of hearing. It arises from the base of the hind-brain just behind and at the side of the pons. It is distributed to the middle ...

Google previewDictionary of Biomedical Science (2002)

by Peter J. Gosling

acoustic nerve tumour (medical/ histology) A FIBROUS TISSUE TUMOUR which forms on the ACOUSTIC ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli

as follows: acoustic nerve See auditory nerve. acoustic pressure See sound pressure. acoustic reflex The contraction of the tensor tympani and stapedius muscles attached to the conducting middle ear bones to increase acoustic impedance ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Brain and Brain Disorders (2009)

by Carol Turkington, Joseph Harris

acoustic nerve Also known as the auditory nerve, this is part of the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary for Human Factors/Ergonomics (1992)

by James H. Stramler, Jr.

acoustic energy per specified cross-sectional area / - dW dA acoustic nerve see auditory nerve acoustic pressure (p) see sound pressure acoustic reflex the contraction of the tensor tympani and stapedius muscles attached to the conducting ...

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