pontocerebellar fibers

pontocerebellar fibers

[TA]
fibers arising from the nuclei of the basilar pons and primarily crossing the midline (there is a modest uncrossed projection), entering the cerebellum through the middle cerebellar peduncle and terminating as mossy fibers in the cerebellar cortex.
Synonym(s): fibrae pontocerebellares [TA]

pon·to·cer·e·bel·lar fi·bers

(pon'tō-ser'e-bel'ăr fī'bĕrz) [TA]
Those fibers arising from the nuclei of the basilar pons and primarily crossing the midline (there is a modest uncrossed projection), centering the cerebellum through the middle cerebellar peduncle and terminating as mossy fibers in the cerebellar cortex.