vestibular ganglion

noun

Medical Definition of vestibular ganglion

: a sensory ganglion in the trunk of the vestibular nerve in the internal auditory canal that contains cell bodies supplying nerve fibers comprising the vestibular nerve

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“Vestibular ganglion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/vestibular%20ganglion. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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