The image shows the cochlea and vestibular apparatus, with the vestibulocochlear nerve leaving these structures. The vestibulocochlear nerve is represented by the purple and blue fibers traveling from the structure toward the right side of the picture.

Vestibulocochlear nerve:

cranial nerve (VIII), which carries information regarding hearing and vestibular senses to the brain.

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2-Minute Neuroscience: Vestibulocochlear Nerve