19+ Anatomy Definition Vestibulocochlear Nerve PNG. Both have a purely sensory function. Responsible for hearing and balance.
The cochlear nerve enables the sense of hearing, while the vestibular nerve is responsible for the sense of balance. The vestibulocochlear nerve is the eighth cranial nerve and has two roles: The first known use of vestibulocochlear nerve was in 1962.
The vestibulocochlear nerve consists of a vestibular branch and a cochlear branch.
From the peripheral limbs towards the central nervous. It is made up of two nerves, the cochlear, which transmits sound and the vestibular this chapter reviews the clinical anatomy of the vestibulocochlear nerve, with a focus on the course of the nerve from the brainstem to the cochlea. The vestibulocochlear nerve is the eighth cranial nerve. Problems with the vestibulocochlear nerve may result in deafness, tinnitus (ringing or noise in the ears), dizziness, vertigo, and vomiting.