acoustic nerve


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acoustic nerve

[ə′küs·tik ‚nərv]
(neuroscience)
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In summary, according to characteristic hearing dysfunction, AN may occur in the afferent pathway of acoustic nerve, probably accompanied by the pathological changes of efferent nerve in the olivocochlear system inside the brainstem.
Wave I is produced by the acoustic nerve activity that wave II can reflect the activity of the cochlear nucleus with a contribution from the auditory nerve, that Wave III can be referred to the generators in the superior olivary complex and the lateral leminiscii, that the wave IV-V complex is generated in the axons and/or nuclei of the lateral leminiscii and probably also from inferior colliculi.
He said he had no hesitation in trying the equipment after being diagnosed with a benign brain tumour on the acoustic nerve.
Observations on the etiology of trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, acoustic nerve dysfunction and glosso- pharyngeal neuralgia.
Professor Elisabeth Cardis said that "the Interphone study will continue with additional analyses of mobile phone use and tumors of the acoustic nerve and parotid gland.

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