pontine

adjective
pon·​tine | \ ˈpän-ˌtīn How to pronounce pontine (audio) \

Definition of pontine

: of or relating to the pons

First Known Use of pontine

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pontine

New Latin pont-, pons pons

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The first known use of pontine was in 1888

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“Pontine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pontine. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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pontine

adjective
pon·​tine | \ ˈpän-ˌtīn How to pronounce pontine (audio) \

Medical Definition of pontine

: of or relating to the pons a study of pontine lesions

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