ponticulus

noun pon·tic·u·lus \pän‧ˈtikyələs\

Definition of ponticulus

plural

ponticuli

\-əˌlī\
  1. 1 :  a slight ridge

  2. 2 :  a bridge of transverse nerve fibers between the pyramids of the medulla and the pons —called also propons

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Origin and Etymology of ponticulus

New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of pont-, pons bridge — more at find


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