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cochlear nucleus

[′kok·lē·ər ′nük·lē·əs]
(neuroscience)
One of the two nuclear masses in which the fibers of the cochlear nerve terminate; located ventrad and dorsad to the inferior cerebellar peduncle.
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Hearing loss is secondary to hypoxic injury to brain stem dorsal cochlear nuclei or to the cochlea can be present.
EE cells receive excitatory inputs from both (right and left) anteroventral cochlear nuclei (AVCN) and they fire when both inputs are received within a time interval of less than 50 [micro]sec [36, 39-41].
Microelectrode studies of the cochlear nuclei of the cat.