Definitions for eighth cranial nerve
acoustic nerve, auditory nerve, vestibulocochlear nerve, nervus vestibulocochlearis, eighth cranial nerve(noun)
a composite sensory nerve supplying the hair cells of the vestibular organ and the hair cells of the cochlea
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