The basilar part of pons is the anterior portion of the pons.
Clinical significance 
Infarction in this region can impair motor functioning.
The basis pontis undergoes demyelination in the condition known as central pontine myelinolysis. This condition is due to the rapid intravenous correction of hyponatremia.
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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.
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