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Which of the following statements is correct about Pons varolii?

Option: 1

It connects the cerebrum to the midbrain region


Option: 2

The cerebellum connects to the pons ventral side 


Option: 3

It does not control the respiration


Option: 4

Pons is the nerve that connects the medulla oblongata to the midbrain.

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The pons is a nerve that connects the medulla oblongata to the midbrain region. It also serves as a conduit for impulses from the forebrain to the cerebellum. It houses the respiratory and inhibitory control centres. The cerebellum is connected to the pons on the dorsal side.

Option d is the correct answer. 


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