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  1. Acetylcholine
  2. Synapse
  3. Leptomeningitis
  4. Parkinson disease
  5. Apraxia
  1. a inflammation of the pia mater and the arachnoid membrane
  2. b 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
  3. c the place at which a nervous impulse passes from one neuron to another
  4. d loss or impairment of the ability to execute complex coordinated movements without muscular or sensory impairment
  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 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)
  2. a star-shaped cell; especially: any comparatively large much-branched glial cell
  3. relating to, marked by, or being a generalized seizure that is initially tonic and then becomes clonic and is characterized by the abrupt loss of consciousness
  4. a disability resulting from damage to the brain before, during, or shortly after birth and outwardly manifested by muscular incoordination and speech disturbances
  5. a subjective sensation (as of voices or colored lights or crawling and numbness) experienced before an attack of some nervous disorders (as epilepsy or migraine)

5 True/False Questions

  1. Myasthenia gravisa disease characterized by progressive weakness and exhaustibility of voluntary muscles without atrophy or sensory disturbance and caused by an autoimmune attack on acetylcholine receptors at neuromuscular junctions


  2. Gaita convoluted ridge between anatomical grooves


  3. Ataxiaan inability to coordinate voluntary muscular movements that is symptomatic of some nervous disorders


  4. Gliomaa tumor arising from glial cells


  5. Neurastheniaparalysis of the lower half of the body with involvement of both legs usually due to disease of or injury to the spinal cord


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