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Cochlear Nerve MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cochlear Nerve
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.800.120.910.120
Unique ID
D003056
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003056
Annotation
dis: coord IM with VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE DISEASES (IM); neopl: coord IM with VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE DISEASES (IM) + CRANIAL NERVE NEOPLASMS (IM) + histol type of neopl (IM)
Scope Note
The cochlear part of the 8th cranial nerve (VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE). The cochlear nerve fibers originate from neurons of the SPIRAL GANGLION and project peripherally to cochlear hair cells and centrally to the cochlear nuclei (COCHLEAR NUCLEUS) of the BRAIN STEM. They mediate the sense of hearing.
Entry Term(s)
Acoustic Nerve
Auditory Nerve
Public MeSH Note
1963; for AUDITORY NERVE see ACOUSTIC NERVE 1979-1999; for ACOUSTIC NERVE see VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE 1963-1999
History Note
1963; for AUDITORY NERVE use VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE 1979-1999; for ACOUSTIC NERVE use VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE 1963-1999
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Cochlear Nerve Preferred
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