pons

Pronunciation:(ponz)

Definition: Part of the central nervous system, located at the base of the brain, between the medulla oblongata and the midbrain. It is part of the brainstem.Cancer.govPatient

Anatomy of the brain, showing the cerebrum, cerebellum, brain stem, and other parts of the brain.Anatomy of the inside of the brain, showing the pineal and pituitary glands, optic nerve, ventricles (with cerebrospinal fluid shown in blue), and other parts of the brain.Anatomía del interior del encéfalo: muestra la glándula pineal y la hipófisis, el nervio óptico, los ventrículos (el líquido cefalorraquídeo se ve en color azul) y otras partes del encéfalo.protuberanciaParte del sistema nervioso central localizada en la base del cerebro, entre el bulbo raquídeo y el cerebro medio. Forma parte del pedúnculo cerebral.Cancer.govPatient Date last modified: 2010-10-21