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Vestibular ganglion

Name: Vestibular ganglion
Synonym(s): Scarpas ganglion
Super-category: Cranial ganglion part of peripheral nervous system
Id: birnlex_2549
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Neurons in Vestibular ganglion

Vestibular ganglion cell are neurons that can be found in Vestibular ganglion or its parts.


  • Neuro Names ID: 486
  • Externally Sourced Definition: The term vestibular ganglion refers to the ganglion at the base of the vestibule that contains the cell bodies of the primary afferents innervating the vestibular organs. These afferent fibers course centrally in the vestibulocochlear nerve to the vestibular nuclei in the medulla oblongata. The vestibular ganglion is not part of the brain (Carpenter-83).

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Created28 August 2007  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionSourceNeuroNames  +
ExternallySourcedDefinitionThe term vestibular ganglion refers to the The term vestibular ganglion refers to the ganglion at the base of the vestibule that contains the cell bodies of the primary afferents innervating the vestibular organs. These afferent fibers course centrally in the vestibulocochlear nerve to the vestibular nuclei in the medulla oblongata. The vestibular ganglion is not part of the brain (Carpenter-83). n is not part of the brain (Carpenter-83).
Idbirnlex_2549  +
LabelVestibular ganglion  +
ModifiedDate30 May 2009  +
NeuronamesID486  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=486  +
SuperCategoryCranial ganglion part of peripheral nervous system  +
SynonymScarpas ganglion  +
UmlscuiC0036286, C0446706  +