pons

noun \ ˈpänz \

Definition of pons

plural pontes play \ˈpän-ˌtēz\
: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


Pons

biographical name \ ˈpänz , ˈpōⁿs \

Definition of Pons

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pons

noun \ ˈpänz \

medical Definition of pons

plural pontes play \ˈpän-ˌtēz\
: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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