pons Varolii


pons Va·​ro·​lii ˈpänz-və-ˈrō-lē-ˌī How to pronounce pons Varolii (audio)
: pons

Word History


New Latin, literally, bridge of Varolio, from Costanzo Varolio †1575 Italian surgeon and anatomist

First Known Use

circa 1693, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pons Varolii was circa 1693

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Cite this Entry

“Pons Varolii.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pons%20Varolii. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

pons Varolii

pons Va·​ro·​lii -və-ˈrō-lē-ˌī How to pronounce pons Varolii (audio) -lē-ˌē How to pronounce pons Varolii (audio)
plural pontes Varolii
: pons
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