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Pons

pons (Science: anatomy) A rounded eminence off the ventral surface of the brainstem. The origins of cranial nerves V, VI,... Read More

Cisterna pontis

Definition noun A large, fluid-filled cistern found on the ventral aspect of the pons. Supplement It occurs as a large space... Read More

Ass

Ass 1. (Science: zoology) a quadruped of the genus equus (E. Asinus), smaller than the horse, and having a peculiarly harsh... Read More

Tractus temporopontinus

tractus temporopontinus --> temporopontine tract A fibre group originating in the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe,... Read More

Portio minor nervi trigemini

portio minor nervi trigemini --> motor root of trigeminal nerve (Science: anatomy, nerve) The smaller root of the... Read More

Brainstem

(Science: anatomy) The lowest part of the brain, which merges with the spinal cord. It consists of the medulla oblongata,... Read More

Brachium pontis

Brachium pontis --> middle cerebellar peduncle The largest of three paired cerebellar peduncles, composed mainly of... Read More

Neural Control Mechanisms

Nerve cells called neurons generate electric signals that pass from one end of the cell to another and release chemical... Read More

Respiration

Organization of the Respiratory System Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... Read More

The Conscious & Unconscious Nervous System

The Central Nervous System is arguably the most important part of the body because of the way it controls the biological... Read More