pontine flexure

noun

Medical Definition of pontine flexure

: a flexure of the embryonic hindbrain that serves to delimit the developing cerebellum and medulla oblongata

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“Pontine flexure.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pontine%20flexure. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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