Medical Definition of Brachium pontis

1. The largest of three paired cerebellar peduncles, composed mainly of fibres that originate in the pontine nuclei, cross the midline in the ventral part of pons, and emerge on the opposite side as a massive bundle arching dorsally along the lateral side of the pontine tegmentum into the cerebellum; its fibres are distributed chiefly to the cortex of the cerebellar hemisphere. Synonym: pedunculus cerebellaris medius, brachium pontis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brachium Pontis

brachioradialis
brachiosaur
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brachiosaurs
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brachium
brachium colliculi inferioris
brachium colliculi superioris
brachium conjunctivum cerebelli
brachium of inferior colliculus
brachium of superior colliculus
brachium pontis (current term)
brachium quadrigeminum inferius
brachium quadrigeminum superius
brachs
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brachybasia
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brachybasidioles
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