vestibulocochlear nerve

noun

ves·​tib·​u·​lo·​co·​chle·​ar nerve ve-ˌsti-byə-lō-ˈkō-klē-ər- How to pronounce vestibulocochlear nerve (audio) -ˈkä- How to pronounce vestibulocochlear nerve (audio)

Examples of vestibulocochlear nerve in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These nerve cells comprise the cochlear branch of the vestibulocochlear nerve, but their degeneration leads to nerve deafness. David Warmflash, Discover Magazine, 16 June 2016 But she was also forced out of the business for nearly three years after giving a German suplex when an opponent landed on her head, causing headaches, vision issues, and what was feared to be damage to her vestibulocochlear nerve. Justin Barrasso, SI.com, 5 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1962, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of vestibulocochlear nerve was in 1962

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“Vestibulocochlear nerve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vestibulocochlear%20nerve. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

vestibulocochlear nerve

noun
ves·​tib·​u·​lo·​co·​chle·​ar nerve ve-ˌstib-yə-lō-ˌkō-klē-ər- How to pronounce vestibulocochlear nerve (audio) -ˌkäk-lē- How to pronounce vestibulocochlear nerve (audio)

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