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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.
Current as of: July 29, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine
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