Meaning of pons


Pronunciation: (ponz), [key]
— pl. pon•tes
  1. Also calleda band of nerve fibers in the brain connecting the lobes of the midbrain, medulla, and cerebrum. See diag. under
  2. any tissue connecting two parts of a body organ or structure.


Pronunciation: (ponz Fr. pôns), [key]
  1. 1904–76, U.S. operatic soprano, born in France.
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