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Descriptor in English: Pons
Descriptor in Spanish: Puente
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ponte
Descriptor in French: Pont
Entry term(s): Pons Varolii
Pons Varolius
Ponte
Pontes
Varolii, Pons
Varolius, Pons
Tree number(s): A08.186.211.132.810.428.600
Scope note: The front part of the hindbrain (RHOMBENCEPHALON) that lies between the MEDULLA and the midbrain (MESENCEPHALON) ventral to the cerebellum. It is composed of two parts, the dorsal and the ventral. The pons serves as a relay station for neural pathways between the CEREBELLUM to the CEREBRUM.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS UI: 22617
Descriptor UI: D011149
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Pons - Preferred
Concept UI M0017282
Scope note The front part of the hindbrain (RHOMBENCEPHALON) that lies between the MEDULLA and the midbrain (MESENCEPHALON) ventral to the cerebellum. It is composed of two parts, the dorsal and the ventral. The pons serves as a relay station for neural pathways between the CEREBELLUM to the CEREBRUM.
Preferred term Pons
Entry term(s) Pons Varolii
Pons Varolius
Ponte
Pontes
Varolii, Pons
Varolius, Pons



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