Dorsal portion of the pons, containing cranial nervee nuclei, ascending and descending tracts and reticular nuclei. It is continuous with the reticular formation of the medulla (Carpenter, A Core Text of Neuroanatomy, 3rd ed, 1985, pg 133). [ BIRNLEX:923 ]

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Term information

Subsets

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latin term
pars dorsalis pontis [ NeuroNames:557 ]

latin term
tegmentum pontis [ FMA:TA FMA:71108 ]

latin term
pars posterior pontis [ NeuroNames:557 ]

definition

Dorsal portion of the pons, containing cranial nervee nuclei, ascending and descending tracts and reticular nuclei. It is continuous with the reticular formation of the medulla (Carpenter, A Core Text of Neuroanatomy, 3rd ed, 1985, pg 133).

depicted by

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function notes

involved in the initiation of REM sleep [Wikipedia:Pontine_tegmentum]

has exact synonym

dorsal pons

tegmental portion of pons

dorsal portion of pons

tegmentum pontis

tegmentum of pons

has related synonym

pars posterior pontis

pars dorsalis pontis

tegmentum pontis

id

UBERON:0003023