\pˈɒnz], \pˈɒnz], \p_ˈɒ_n_z]\
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1. Pons Varolii, a prominent white mass on the basal aspect of the brain, lying in front of the cerebellum inferiorly, between the medulla and the cerebral peduncles, from each of which it is marked off by a groove; it is convex from side to side anteriorly, and posteriorly it forms part of the floor of the fourth ventricle. 2. Any bridge-like formation connecting two more or less disjoined parts of the same structure or organ.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
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- A mother. Anything that produces substance structure subserves its growth; a membrane covering the brain or spinal cord.