special somatic afferents
Acronym: SSA
The term special somatic afferents (SSA) refers to those afferents innervating the organs of special sensation such as the cochlea or vestibule. These afferents project centrally through the vestibulocochlear nerve to terminate in the vestibular nuclei and the cochlear nuclei ( Carpenter-1983 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 1383

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