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Anatomy Term: vestibulocochlear ganglion
XAO ID: 0004142
Synonyms: vestibulocochlear ganglia, vestibulocochlear VIII ganglion, statoacoustic (VIII) ganglion, statoacoustic ganglion
Definition: "Ganglion that provides afferent innervation for hair cells associated with both the auditory and vestibular components of the inner ear. As the otic placode invaginates into a cup neuroblasts delaminate from the anterior ventral aspect of the otic epithelium to give rise to neurons of the vestibulocochlear (statoacoustic) ganglion of cranial nerve VIII."
Stage Range: NF stage 21 to death
Marker Genes: runx1
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
otic placode NF stage 18 to NF stage 26
Develops Into:
Parent(s): otic placode


Parent(s): ganglion (is_a) vestibulocochlear nerve (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY