Definition of Pontine

1. a. Of or pertaining to an extensive marshy district between Rome and Naples.



Definition of Pontine

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Of or pertaining to the pons in the brain stem. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pontine

1. pertaining to bridges [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pontine

pontifice
pontifices
pontificial
pontifician
pontificians
pontified
pontifiers
pontifies
pontify
pontifying
pontil
pontile
pontiles
pontils
pontin
pontine (current term)
pontine angle
pontine angle tumour
pontine arteries
pontine cistern
pontine flexure
pontine gray matter
pontine haemorrhage
pontine nuclei
pontine veins
pontis nervi trigeminalis nucleus
pontobulbar body
pontocerebellar
pontocerebellar recess
pontomedullary groove

Literary usage of Pontine

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1. Diseases of the nervous system by Smith Ely Jelliffe, William Alanson White (1917)
"Bulbar and pontine Forms. — Here the features that stand in the foreground, either as initial or as residual conditions, are the cranial nerve ..."

2. Days Near Rome by Augustus John Cuthbert Hare, Welbore St. Clair Baddeley (1907)
"CHAPTER XXV THE pontine MARSHES (PALUDI PONTINI) (This district may be visited ... the pontine Marshes had made them inaccessible ; he adds that the Three ..."

3. Roman Cities in Italy and Dalmatia by Arthur Lincoln Frothingham (1910)
"Ill THE VIA APPIA AND THE CITIES OF THE pontine PLAIN The Via Appia intersects ... across the pontine plain to the southern boundary of Latium at Terracina. ..."

4. Europe by George Goudie Chisholm (1899)
"The pontine Marshes —The Sabine, Alban, and Volscian Hills—Naples Towards the west the Roman Campagna merges into the equally unhealthy Marittima, ..."

5. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1829)
"The causes which rendered the Maremma unhealthy, produced the same effects on the pontine marshes. The country having been depopulated by barbarians, ..."

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