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Auditory Nerve

The auditory nerve carries sound impulses from the inner ear to the brain. The brain "unscrambles" the auditory signals to make them recognizable as sounds.

Last Revised: April 8, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Charles M. Myer, III, MD - Otolaryngology

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