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Descriptor English:   Vestibular Nerve 
Descriptor Spanish:   Nervio Vestibular 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Nervo Vestibular 
Synonyms English:   Ganglion, Scarpa's
Nerve, Vestibular
Nerves, Vestibular
Scarpa Ganglion
Scarpa's Ganglion
Scarpas Ganglion
Vestibular Nerves  
Tree Number:   A08.800.800.120.910.900
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   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)
History Note English:   SCARPA'S GANGLION was see under VESTIBULAR NERVE 1963-78 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PA pathology
PH physiology PP physiopathology
RE radiation effects SU surgery
TR transplantation UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   15129 
Unique Identifier:   D014725 

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