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utriculoampullar nerve

 

Definition: a division of the vestibular part of the eighth cranial nerve; it gives off branches to the macula of the utricle (utricular nerve) and to the cristae of the ampullae of the anterior and lateral semicircular ducts (anterior and lateral ampullary nerves).

Synonym(s): nervus utriculoampullarisTA

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