Vestibular vs Vestibulocochlear - What's the difference?

vestibular | vestibulocochlear |


As adjectives the difference between vestibular and vestibulocochlear

is that vestibular is of or pertaining to a vestibule in a building while vestibulocochlear is of or pertaining to the vestibular and cochlear nerves.

vestibular

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Of or pertaining to a vestibule in a building.
  • * 1861 , The English cathedral of the nineteenth century
  • . . . while the outer world was fenced off by the interposed atrium or vestibular cloister.
  • Of or pertaining to a vestibule (body cavity).
  • * 1859 , Sir Erasmus Wilson, William H. Gobrecht, A System of human anatomy, general and special
  • Ampulla of the perpendicular semicircular canal, receiving a fasciculus from the superior branch of the vestibular nerve . . .
  • (dentistry) Of or pertaining to the surface of a tooth that is directed outward toward the vestibule of the mouth, including the buccal and labial surfaces, and opposite the lingual (or oral) surface.
  • Antonyms

    * nonvestibular

    Coordinate terms

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    vestibulocochlear

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of or pertaining to the vestibular and cochlear nerves.
  • Derived terms

    * vestibulocochlear nerve