[vuh-roh-lee-ahy] /vəˈroʊ liˌaɪ/

noun, plural pontes Varolii.
(def 1).
noun (pl) pontes Varolii (ˈpɒntiːz)
a broad white band of connecting nerve fibres that bridges the hemispheres of the cerebellum in mammals Sometimes shortened to pons

pons Varolii pons Va·ro·li·i (və-rō’lē-ī’)
A band of nerve fibers on the ventral surface of the brain stem that links the medulla oblongata and the cerebellum with upper portions of the brain.


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