Pons:

pons

one of the three major components of the brainstem, along with the medulla and midbrain. The pons relays signals to the cerebellum and has a number of nuclei that deal with autonomic functions like respiration, bladder control, swallowing, along with other functions.

Read more: Know your brain - Brainstem

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