pontomedullary groove pon·to·med·ul·lar·y groove (pŏn’tō-měd’l-ěr’ē, -mə-dŭl’ə-rē)
The transverse groove on the ventral aspect of the brainstem that demarcates the pons from the medulla oblongata and from which emerge the sixth, seventh, and eighth cranial nerves.
[pon-tn-eer] /ˌpɒn tnˈɪər/ noun, Military. 1. an officer or soldier in charge of bridge equipment or the construction of pontoon bridges. /ˌpɒntəˈnɪə/ noun 1. (military, obsolete) a person in charge of or involved in building a pontoon bridge
[pon-toon] /pɒnˈtun/ noun 1. Military. a boat or some other floating structure used as one of the supports for a temporary bridge over a river. 2. a float for a derrick, landing stage, etc. 3. Nautical. a float for raising a sunken or deeply laden vessel in the water; a camel or caisson. 4. a […]
noun 1. a bridge supported by pontoons.
[pon-top-i-dahn] /pɒnˈtɒp ɪˌdɑn/ noun 1. Henrik [hen-reek] /ˈhɛn rik/ (Show IPA), 1857–1943, Danish novelist: Nobel prize 1917. /Danish pontˈtopidan/ noun 1. Henrik. 1857–1943, Danish novelist and short-story writer, author of the novel sequences The Promised Land (1891–95), Lykke-Per (1898–1904), and The Empire of Death (1912–16). Nobel prize for literature 1917