cerebellopontine

(redirected from cerebellopontine abscess)

cer·e·bel·lo·pon·tine

(ser'e-bel'ō-pon'tēn),
Relating to the cerebellum and the pons; denoting especially the cerebellopontine recess or angle between these two structures.

cerebellopontine

[ser′əbel′ōpon′tīn]
Etymology: L, cerebellum + pons, bridge
leading from the cerebellum to the pons varolii.

cerebellopontine

adjective Referring to the cerebellum and pons.

cerebellopontine

conducting or passing from the cerebellum to the pons varolii.

cerebellopontine abscess
usually complications of otitis media generated by pharyngeal infection. See also brain abscess.