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Anatomy of the Brain - Pons - Biology - About.com
In Latin, the word pons literally means bridge. The pons is a portion of the hindbrain that connects the cerebral cortex with the medulla oblongata. It also serves ...
Anatomy of the Brain - Cranial Nerves - Biology - About.com
The trigeminal, abducens, and facial nerves arise in the pons. The vestibulocochlear nerve arises in the inner ear and goes to the pons. The glossopharyngeal ...
Anatomy of the Brain - Divisions of the Brain - Metencephalon
The metencephalon is the division of the hindbrain that consists of the pons and the cerebellum. ... Metencephalon: Pons and Cerebellum - Sagittal Section ...
Pons: Glossary of Neurological Terms - Stroke - About.com
Jun 13, 2014 ... Definition: A part of the brain located in the brainstem. It contains nerve fibers that carry information to and from the cerebral cortex, as well as ...
German Online Dictionary: PONS English-German
Online German Dictionaries > PONS English-German Dictionary. Use this free online dictionary from the German publisher PONS to translate words from ...
Structure and Function of the Brain Stem - Psychology - About.com
The hindbrain contains structures including medulla, the pons and the reticular ... The pons connects the medulla to the cerebellum and helps coordinate ...
German Online Dictionary: PONS German-English
Online German Dictionaries > PONS German-English Dictionary. Use this free online dictionary from the German publisher PONS to translate words from ...
Brainstem (Human Anatomy): Function and Location - Biology
The brainstem consists of the midbrain, medulla oblongata, and the pons. Credit: SEER Training Modules/ U. S. National Institutes of Health, National Cancer ...
Medulla Oblongata - Biology - About.com
Directionally, the medulla oblongata is inferior to the pons and anterior to the cerebellum. Images: Medial View of the Brain · Pons and Medulla, Anterior View:  ...
Dreaming and REM Sleep - Understanding Dreams - Healthy Aging
May 23, 2014 ... REM sleep usually begins after a period of deep sleep known as stage 4 sleep. An area of the brain called the pons--where REM sleep signals ...
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