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 [ponz] (pl. pon´tes) (L.)
1. that part of the metencephalon lying between the medulla oblongata and the midbrain, ventral to the cerebellum; see also brainstem.
2. any slip of tissue connecting two parts of an organ.


Plural of pons.


Plural of pons.


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McArthur, Tokarev and Pontes will leave the station aboard the Soyuz TMA-7 and land April 8.
The upgrade undertaken by ENDESA at As Pontes is a tailor-made solution, adapted to the particularities of the plant.
Also, extending the working life of the As Pontes plant by another 25 years represents a significant contribution to energy security.
Jordinson and Nascimento were worthy of consideration for the MVP honour but it went to Pontes after an incredible display that produced 33 points, 22 rebounds, six blocks and four assists.
The two crews will spend about a week handing over operations of the station, and Pontes will conduct a series of research investigations.
The Eagles took an early 4-0 lead through Ben Tipper and Daniel Horta but Pontes and Nascimento found their rhythm as Lions ended the first period 25-15 ahead.
The big match-up though was Pontes v Wright - a battle which continued throughout the game.
This completes the construction of the group's largest wind farm complex, which also includes the Bustelo and Faladoira plants, located in the area of As Pontes (A Coruna) and Xermade (Lugo).
Endesa has turned As Pontes and its surroundings into the first big power generation centre in Spain.
Carballeira wind farm completes a great aeolic complex located in As Pontes that reaches a total installed capacity of 161.
As Pontes coal plant, 1,400 MW in four units of 350 MW each, is the largest coal power plant in Spain generating 5% of the total Spain's needs.
As Pontes was built between 1976 and 1979 to burn brown lignite from a local mine, owned by ENDESA.