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Vestibular Nerve

"Vestibular Nerve" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The vestibular part of the 8th cranial nerve (VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE). The vestibular nerve fibers arise from neurons of Scarpa's ganglion and project peripherally to vestibular hair cells and centrally to the VESTIBULAR NUCLEI of the BRAIN STEM. These fibers mediate the sense of balance and head position.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Vestibular Nerve" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Vestibular Nerve" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 54 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2000 and 2002
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.