The Vestibular Nerve


This medical illustration shows the vestibular nerve. The vestibular nerve is shown in situ in a coronal section through the ear. Other structures present include the cochlear nerve, the inner ear, the middle ear, the ossicles (malleus, incus, stapes), the eardrum (tympanic membrane), the outer ear, the external auditory canal, the cochlea and the semicircular canals.