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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 ... What is the Pons? ... Some functions of the pons include breathing and arousal, feeling and movement in the face and eyes, and hearing.
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 ...
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 ...
Dreaming and REM Sleep - Understanding Dreams - Healthy Aging
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 originate--shuts ...
Alcohol Compounds Its Damage to the Brain - Alcoholism - About.com
Sep 15, 2003 ... Sullivan chose to examine two major circuits of the frontocerebellar system, the pons and the thalamus. Information flows from the frontal cortex ...
Anatomy of the Brain - Biology - About.com
The metencephalon contains structures such as the pons and cerebellum . These ... parts of the brain; Consists of the midbrain, medulla oblongata, and the pons.
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:  ...
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