[pon-tahyn, -teen] /ˈpɒn taɪn, -tin/

adjective, Anatomy.
of or relating to the pons.
[pon-teen, -tahyn] /ˈpɒn tin, -taɪn/
of or relating to the Pontine Marshes.
of or relating to bridges
of or relating to the pons Varolii


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