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pontocerebellar cistern


Definition: located on lateral aspects of the pons at its junction with the cerebellum, may be divided into superior and inferior portions.

Synonym(s): cisterna pontocerebellarisTA, cisterna pontis, pontine cistern, prepontine cistern

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