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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Pontocerebelar

Cerebellopontine (SER-uh-BEL-o-PON-teen)
Having to do with two structures of the brain, the cerebellum (located at the lower back of the brain) and the pons (located at the base of the brain in front of the cerebellum) and the area between them.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.