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Pons MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pons
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.132.810.428.600
Unique ID
D011149
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011149
Scope Note
The front part of the hindbrain (RHOMBENCEPHALON) that lies between the MEDULLA and the midbrain (MESENCEPHALON) ventral to the cerebellum. It is composed of two parts, the dorsal and the ventral. The pons serves as a relay station for neural pathways between the CEREBELLUM to the CEREBRUM.
Entry Term(s)
Pons Varolii
Ponte
NLM Classification #
WL 310
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Pons Preferred
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