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MP term:abnormal vestibular nerve morphology
Synonym: abnormal nervus vestibularis morphology
Synonym: abnormal pars vestibularis nervi vestibulocochlearis morphology
Synonym: abnormal superior part of vestibulocochlear nerve morphology
Synonym: abnormal vestibular part of vestibulocochlear nerve morphology
Synonym: abnormal vestibular root of cranial nerve VIII morphology
MP id: MP:0004718
Definition: any structural anomaly in the part of the vestibulocochlear nerve [CN VIII] peripheral to the vestibular root; it is composed of the central processes of bipolar neurons that have the terminals of their peripheral processes on the hair cells in the ampullae of the semicircular ducts and the maculae of the saccule and utricle, and cell bodies of the vestibular ganglion
Number of paths to term: 1

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mammalian phenotype
        is-anervous system phenotype
                is-aabnormal nervous system morphology
                        is-aabnormal somatic nervous system morphology
                                is-aabnormal cranial nerve morphology
                                        is-aabnormal vestibulocochlear nerve morphology
                                                is-aabnormal cochlear nerve morphology +
                                                is-aabnormal vestibular nerve morphology [MP:0004718] (5 genotypes, 5 annotations)
                                                        is-aabsent vestibular nerve
                                                is-aabsent vestibulocochlear nerve

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