from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Either of the eighth pair of cranial nerves that divides to form the cochlear nerve and the vestibular nerve. Also called auditory nerve.
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- n. a composite sensory nerve supplying the hair cells of the vestibular organ and the hair cells of the cochlea
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