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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to bridges.
  • adjective Of or relating to a pons, especially the pons Varolii.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as pontile.
  • Of or relating to an extensive marshy district southeast of Rome, called the Pontine Marshes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to an extensive marshy district between Rome and Naples.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective anatomy Of or pertaining to the pons in the brain stem.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin pōns, pont-, bridge; see pent- in Indo-European roots + –ine.]

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