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pons British & World English

The part of the brainstem that links the medulla oblongata and the thalamus

Pons, Lily British & World English

(1898–1976), US opera singer; born in France; born Alice-Josephine Pons. A coloratura soprano, she made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera in 1931 and sang there for 25 years. She also appeared in movies

pons asinorum British & World English

The point at which many learners fail, especially a theory or formula that is difficult to grasp

pons asinorum New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

point at which many learners fail

pons Varolii in pons British & World English

The part of the brainstem that links the medulla oblongata and the thalamus

Alice-Josephine Pons in Pons, Lily British & World English

(1898–1976), US opera singer; born in France; born Alice-Josephine Pons. A coloratura soprano, she made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera in 1931 and sang there for 25 years. She also appeared in movies