The Cochlear Root Neurons in the Rat, Mouse and Gerbil

  • Dolores E. López
  • Miguel A. Merchán
  • Victoria M. Bajo
  • Enrique Saldaña
Part of the NATO ASI series book series (NSSA, volume 239)


The auditory portion of the eighth cranial nerve (the cochlear nerve) contains a neuronal population which has been well documented only in a few species of small rodents belonging to the Muridae family.1


Cochlear Nucleus Spiral Ganglion Cochlear Nerve Ventral Cochlear Nucleus Superior Olivary Complex 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dolores E. López
    • 1
  • Miguel A. Merchán
    • 1
  • Victoria M. Bajo
    • 1
  • Enrique Saldaña
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Biología Celular y Patología, Facultad de MedicinaUniversidad de SalamancaSalamancaSpain

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