acoustic nerve

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Synonyms for acoustic nerve

a composite sensory nerve supplying the hair cells of the vestibular organ and the hair cells of the cochlea

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BERA is simple non-invasive procedure to detect early impairment of acoustic nerve and CNS pathway central neuropathy in diabetes mellitus.
Ganglionic hamartoma of the intracanalicular acoustic nerve causing sensorineurai hearing loss.
He did and was immediately referred to hospital for an MRI scan which revealed a benign tumour on his acoustic nerve.
The risk of acoustic neuroma is of particular interest in this context because of the proximity of the acoustic nerve to the handset.
Through to the early 1900s, the adjective "deaf" in common parlance might refer to anything from inattentiveness to a moderate hardness of hearing to complete deafness owing to the destruction of the acoustic nerve.
The five-hour all-star event in the War Memorial Park coincides with the release of her debut EP, Acoustic Nerve, and is the first of a busy run of gigs in the Midlands and London.
France-based Dr Elisabeth Cardis, who is leading the project, hopes to interview 7,000 brain tumour sufferers, 1,000 acoustic nerve cancer sufferers and 800 people with cancer of the saliva gland.
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