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pons

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noun \ˈpänz\

Definition of pons

plural

pontes

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  1. :  a broad mass of chiefly transverse nerve fibers in the mammalian brain stem lying ventral to the cerebellum at the anterior end of the medulla oblongata — see brain illustration



Origin and Etymology of pons

New Latin, short for pons Varolii


First Known Use: 1831

Rhymes with pons


Pons

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biographical name \ˈpänz, ˈpōⁿs\

Definition of Pons

  1. Lily 1904–1976 Am. (Fr.-born) soprano




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pons

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noun \ˈpänz\

Medical Definition of pons

plural

pontes

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  1. :  a broad mass of chiefly transverse nerve fibers in the mammalian brain stem lying ventral to the cerebellum at the anterior end of the medulla oblongata



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