pontine
adjective Etymology: New Latin pont-, pons pons Date: 1889 of or relating to the pons

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  • Pontine — Pon tine, a. [L. Pontinus or Pomptinus, an appellation given to a district in Latium, near Pometia.] Of or pertaining to an extensive marshy district between Rome and Naples. [Written also {Pomptine}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pontine — (plaine) (anc. marais Pontins) plaine d Italie (Latium), sur la mer Tyrrhénienne. Cultivée à l époque romaine, elle devint marécageuse. Des travaux accomplis entre 1926 et 1939 en ont fait une région de cultures …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pontine — /pon teen, tuyn/, adj. of or pertaining to the Pontine Marshes. * * * …   Universalium

  • pontine — pon·tine pän .tīn adj of or relating to the pons <a study of pontine lesions> * * * pon·tine (ponґtīn) (ponґtēn) pertaining to the pons; pontile …   Medical dictionary

  • pontine — I. ˈpän.ˌtīn, tēn adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin pomptinus, pontinus, from Pomptinus, name of a local tribe : of or relating to a marshy area between Rome and Naples now largely reclaimed II. adjective Etymology: New Latin… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pontine — /pon tuyn, teen/, adj. Anat. of or pertaining to the pons. [1885 90; < L pont (s. of pons) PONS + INE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pontine — adjective Of or pertaining to the pons in the brain stem …   Wiktionary

  • pontine — pÉ‘ntaɪn / pÉ’n adj. pertaining to a band of nerves that connects various parts of the brain (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pontine — [ pɒntʌɪn] adjective Anatomy relating to or affecting the pons. Origin C19: from L. pons, pont bridge + ine1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • pontine — pon·tine …   English syllables

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