pontine

[ pon-tahyn, -teen ]
/ ˈpɒn taɪn, -tin /

adjective Anatomy.

of or relating to the pons.

Origin of pontine

1885–90; < Latin pont- (stem of pōns) pons + -ine1

Definition for pontine (2 of 2)

Pontine

[ pon-teen, -tahyn ]
/ ˈpɒn tin, -taɪn /

adjective

of or relating to the Pontine Marshes.

Related forms

sub-Pon·tine, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pontine

pontine

/ (ˈpɒntaɪn) /

adjective

of or relating to bridges
of or relating to the pons Varolii

Word Origin for pontine

C19: from Latin pons bridge
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