Meaning of vestibulocochlear nerve in English:

vestibulocochlear nerve

Pronunciation /vɛˌstɪbjʊləʊˈkɒklɪə/


  • Each of the eighth pair of cranial nerves, conveying sensory impulses from the organs of hearing and balance in the inner ear to the brain. The vestibulocochlear nerve on each side branches into the vestibular nerve and the cochlear nerve.

    • ‘Five tumors were located at the right vestibulocochlear nerve, and 6 were on the left side.’