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  1. Comatose
  2. Multiple sclerosis
  3. Palliative
  4. Acetylcholine
  5. Leptomeningitis
  1. a a demyelinating disease marked by patches of hardened tissue in the brain or the spinal cord and associated especially with partial or complete paralysis and jerking muscle tremor
  2. b something that palliates
  3. c of, resembling, or affected with coma
  4. d inflammation of the pia mater and the arachnoid membrane
  5. e a neurotransmitter C7H17NO3 released at autonomic synapses and neuromuscular junctions, active in the transmission of nerve impulses, and formed enzymatically in the tissues from choline

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a neural tube defect marked by congenital cleft of the spinal column usually with hernial protrusion of the meninges and sometimes the spinal cord
  2. a star-shaped cell; especially: any comparatively large much-branched glial cell
  3. a chronic progressive neurological disease chiefly of later life that is linked to decreased dopamine production in the substantia nigra and is marked especially by tremor of resting muscles, rigidity, slowness of movement, impaired balance, and a shuffling gait -- called also paralysis agitans, parkinsonian syndrome, parkinsonism, Parkinson's, Parkinson's syndrome
  4. loss or impairment of the ability to execute complex coordinated movements without muscular or sensory impairment
  5. a tumor arising from glial cells

5 True/False Questions

  1. Myelin sheatha slow-growing encapsulated tumor arising from the meninges and often causing damage by pressing upon the brain and adjacent parts


  2. Cerebruman enlarged anterior or upper part of the brain; especially: the expanded anterior portion of the brain that in higher mammals overlies the rest of the brain, consists of cerebral hemispheres and connecting structures, and is considered to be the seat of conscious mental processes


  3. Gaita convoluted ridge between anatomical grooves


  4. Hypothalamusa basal part of the diencephalon that lies beneath the thalamus on each side, forms the floor of the third ventricle, and includes vital autonomic regulatory centers (as for the control of food intake)


  5. Gyri1 : a manner of walking or moving on foot 2 : a sequence of foot movements (as a walk, trot, pace, or canter) by which a horse or a dog moves forward


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