Pons Pons, n.; pl. {Pontes}. [L., a bridge.] (Anat.) A bridge; -- applied to several parts which connect others, but especially to the pons Varolii, a prominent band of nervous tissue situated on the ventral side of the medulla oblongata and connected at each side with the hemispheres of the cerebellum; the mesocephalon. See {Brain}. [1913 Webster]

{Pons asinorum}. [L., literally, bridge of asses.] See {Asses' bridge}, under {Ass}. [1913 Webster]

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