Auditory Nerve

The Auditory Nerve, also known as the Cochlear or acoustic nerve (part of the vestibulocochlear or 8th cranial nerve), is a sensory nerve, it is found in the head and transmits information from the inner ear (cochlea) to the brain in the form of sound (acoustic) energy that impinges on the ear drum (tympanic membrane). Example: As the auditory nerve reacts to variations in pressure and wave lengths, it transmits the sounds of speech and music, as well as other environmental sounds.

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