1. auditory nerve a composite sensory nerve supplying the hair cells of the vestibular organ and the hair cells of the cochlea
  2. auditory area the cortical area that receives auditory information from the medial geniculate body
  3. editor in chief a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
  4. motor nerve a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
  5. olfactory nerve a collective term for numerous olfactory filaments in the nasal mucosa
  6. auditory agnosia inability to recognize or understand the meaning of spoken words
  7. auditory center the part of the brain (in a fold of the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe on both sides of the brain) that receives impulses from the ear by way of the auditory nerve
  8. auditory sense the ability to hear; the auditory faculty
  9. ulnar nerve a nerve running along the inner side of the arm and passing near the elbow; supplies intrinsic muscles of the hand and the skin of the medial side of the hand
  10. accessory nerve arises from two sets of roots that unite to form the nerve
  11. auditory image a mental image that is similar to an auditory perception
  12. auditory cortex the cortical area that receives auditory information from the medial geniculate body
  13. auditory tube either of the paired tubes connecting the middle ears to the nasopharynx; equalizes air pressure on the two sides of the eardrum
  14. optic nerve the cranial nerve that serves the retina
  15. oculomotor nerve supplies extrinsic muscles of the eye
  16. auditory of or relating to the process of hearing
  17. auditory meatus either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane
  18. auditory canal either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane
  19. wandering nerve a mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscera
  20. sensory nerve a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system