Thu November 01, 2012 By: Vaishnavi Mishra

What is the function of pons and where it is located?

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Fri November 02, 2012
The pons is a structure located on the brain stem. It is involved in motor control and sensory analysis. Within the pons is the pneumotaxic center. It has parts that are important for the level of consciousness and for sleep and also plays a role in generating dream. Some structures within the pons are linked to the cerebellum, thus are involved in movement and posture
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