eighth cranial nerve

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Synonyms for eighth cranial nerve

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

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The narrowness of this structure in G1 was statistically significant, leading to the conclusion that the compression of the eighth cranial nerve at any point could result in tinnitus or related symptoms.
Bilateral masses of eighth cranial nerve (biopsy not needed).
Nozue, "Neurovascular compression syndrome of the eighth cranial nerve. Can the site of compression explain the symptoms?" Acta Neurochirurgica, vol.
This is a rare case of infranuclear facial weakness in association with the one and one-half syndrome and eighth cranial nerve involvement in an immunocompromised patient, the etiology being tuberculosis.