auditory nerve

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Synonyms for auditory nerve

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

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This figure shows a cartoon of the main anatomical structures, including the tympanic membrane, the three bones of the middle ear, the oval window, the BM, the IHCs, and the adjacent neurons of the auditory nerve (shown in light blue).
However, when focusing on the cisternal portion, MRI findings revealed intact facial nerve and entrapped auditory nerve. These findings contradicted the concept that this tumor originated from the intermediate nerve as it extended near the auditory nerve at the proximal segment and united with the facial nerve at the distal segment [10].
(20.) Perlman M, FainmesserP, Sohmer H, Tamari H, Wax Y, Pevsmer B: Auditory nerve -brainstem evoked responses In hyper bilirubinemic neonates.
The implant works in tandem with a microphone and processor worn like a hearing aid behind the ear, and electrically stimulates the auditory nerve so recipients can hear sound.
In other words, there may be damage in the outer or middle ear and in the inner ear (cochlea) or auditory nerve. When this occurs, the hearing loss is referred to as a mixed hearing loss.
That probe, inserted into the coiled inner ear tube known as the cochlea, directly stimulates auditory nerve fibers.
We removed the 8 x 8 x 4-mm tumor with a sharp dissection, but we had to sacrifice the auditory nerve to do so.
Assuming the neurovascular conflict with the auditory nerve is the cause of vertigo disorders, what is the decision making?
These in turn stimulate auditory nerve fibers, each attuned to a different frequency.
SNHL happens when there is damage to the hair cells in the cochlear and/or the auditory nerve.
The efferent auditory nerve supply has descending neurons that carry electrical signals to the cochlea from the nervous system.
Menda fitted mosquitoes with an electrode in their brains and made neurophysiological recordings of the auditory nerve being stimulated by pure-tones emitted from a loudspeaker 10 meters away.
Patients with acutely damaged inner ear sensory cells are recommended to use cochlear implants as it stimulates the auditory nerve which allows patients to perceive sounds.
Her left auditory nerve was sacrificed, so she lost her leftside hearing completely.