circa 1693, in the meaning defined above
New Latin, literally, bridge of Varolio, from Costanzo Varolio †1575 Italian surgeon and anatomist
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“Pons Varolii.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pons%20Varolii. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.
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