Medical Definition of Pontine cistern

1. An upward continuation of the subarachnoid space of the spinal cord, continuous about the medulla with the cerebellomedullary cisternl; may be divided into inferior (containing roots of C.N. 9-12) and superior (containing root of C.N. 5, 7, 8) parts. Synonym: cisterna pontis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pontine Cistern

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pontine
pontine angle
pontine angle tumour
pontine arteries
pontine cistern (current term)
pontine flexure
pontine gray matter
pontine haemorrhage
pontine nuclei
pontine veins
pontis nervi trigeminalis nucleus
pontobulbar body
pontocerebellar
pontocerebellar recess
pontomedullary groove
ponton
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pontoniers
pontons

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