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 (pŏn′tīn′, -tēn′)
1. Of or relating to bridges.
2. Of or relating to a pons, especially the pons Varolii.

[Latin pōns, pont-, bridge; see pent- in Indo-European roots + -ine.]
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1. (Civil Engineering) of or relating to bridges
2. (Anatomy) of or relating to the pons Varolii
[C19: from Latin pons bridge]
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(ˈpɒn taɪn, -tin)

of or pertaining to the pons.
[1885–90; < Latin pont- (s. of pōns) pons + -ine1]
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Germain;' `ten, fifteen, or twenty thieves, have been arrested in a cafe on the Boulevard du Temple, or in the Thermes de Julien,' -- and yet these same men deny the existence of the bandits in the Maremma, the Campagna di Romana, or the Pontine Marshes.
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The other one, pontine flexure, is a dorsal flexure that bent brain with the convexity facing downward and located in the most caudal part (hind brain) (rhombecephalon) dividing it into two compartments.
The prototype treatment targets a genetic weakness in DIPG diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma the second most common type of high-grade brain tumour in children.
Little Emma is an avid dog lover, so when a family friend posted on social media that Emma was diagnosed on January 23 with an aggressive and very rare type of tumor called diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), she asked social-media users to send Emma letters and dog photos.
Cancer research company Gateway for Cancer Research on Wednesday awarded USD1.5m to Phoenix Children's Hospital to help combat Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), which represents approximately 75% of all paediatric brain stem tumours and generally do not appear in adults.
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