ponticulus


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ponticulus

 [pon-tik´u-lus] (pl. ponti´culi) (L.)
a small ridge or bridgelike structure. adj., adj pontic´ular.

pon·ti·cu·lus

(pon-tik'yū-lŭs),
A vertical ridge on the eminentia conchae giving insertion to the auricularis posterior muscle.
[L. dim. of pons, bridge]

ponticulus

/pon·tic·u·lus/ (pon-tik´u-lus) pl. ponti´culi   [L.] a small ridge or bridgelike structure.pontic´ular

ponticulus

pl. ponticuli [L.] delicate plates of white matter passing across the anterior end of the pyramid, just caudal to the pons.
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Articulatory apparatus of phallus (Figs 23, 24) stout, support bridge complex with narrow ponticulus transversalis, with 2+2 capitate processes, basal foramen transverse, oval, with thick ductifer; support bridge complex continued in 1+1 relatively short and thick support bridge prolongations fused along their whole length; phallotheca short and broad, oval, with tongue-shaped dorsal sclerotized plate (Figs 23, 24: dsp) and 1+1 broad, nearly triangular, ventral sclerotized plates (Fig.
For example, Proctor described the ponticulus, which extends from the pyramidal eminence to the promontory.