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Medical Term:

vestibulocochlear nuclei

 

Definition: the combined cochlear and vestibular nuclei in the brainstem that receive the incoming fibers of the eighth cranial nerve.

See: vestibular nuclei

Synonym(s): nuclei nervi vestibulocochlearis

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