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see brain stembrain stem,
lower part of the brain, adjoining and structurally continuous with the spinal cord. The upper segment of the human brain stem, the pons, contains nerve fibers that connect the two halves of the cerebellum.
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pons

[pänz]
(anatomy)
A process or bridge of tissue connecting two parts of an organ.
A convex white eminence located at the base of the brain; consists of fibers receiving impulses from the cerebral cortex and sending fibers to the contralateral side of the cerebellum.
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Gervacio and Rodriguez saved four match points to cut the deficit to one, but Rondina and Pons dodged the bullet after Rodriguez's hit went outside.
Pons explained that the injury is likely to sideline Salah for "three to four weeks" but that the hope is to reduce that timeframe.
"Once we knew the injury, we planned the treatment," said Pons. "He is sad about what happened, but is totally focused on his recovery and seeing when he can be ready.
But Pons,being interviewed by Spanish radio station Cadena SER,claims the 25-year-old will be eating both Friday and Saturday.
WD can be secondary to some diseases, especially stroke.[1] It has been reported that WD may occur in the 1st week after stroke (at the earliest), and that corticospinal tracts are commonly involved.[1],[2] The nerve fibers in the pons are concentrated and complex, particularly in the basis pontis.
Pons has nearly 20 million followers on Instagram and is popular for comedic skits on YouTube and short vlogs.
Vine helped launch the career of many popular internet celebrities, known as Vine stars, such as King Bach, Brittany Furlan and Lele Pons. While many of the service's biggest stars have already made the move to television, movies and posting their videos on Instagram and YouTube, there is still an appeal of seeing six-second clips.
"His expertise will continue to drive shareholder value as we prepare to commercialize our PoNS technology."