auditory nerves meaning

  "auditory nerves" in a sentence
The cochlear part of the 8th cranial nerve (VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE). The cochlear nerve fibers originate from neurons of the SPIRAL GANGLION and project peripherally to cochlear hair cells and centrally to the cochlear nuclei (COCHLEAR NUCLEUS) of the BRAIN STEM. They mediate the sense of hearing.


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  1. we hear when the cochlea, in the inner ear, stimulates the auditory nerve
  2. microsurgical treatment of large acoustic neuromas and preservation of facial nerve and auditory nerve function
  3. cochlear implants bypass the damage by receiving and converting sound into signals sent along electrodes to cells adjacent to the auditory nerve
  4. The electrode is wrapped around the insect's auditory nerve.
  5. That stimulates auditory nerves to convey nerve impulses to the brain.

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