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  1. Palliative
  2. Cerebral angiography
  3. Aura
  4. Embolus
  5. Tourette syndrome
  1. a something that palliates
  2. b an abnormal particle (as an air bubble) circulating in the blood
  3. c 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)
  4. d a familial neuropsychiatric disorder of variable expression that is characterized by multiple recurrent involuntary tics involving body movements (as eye blinks, grimaces, or knee bends) and vocalizations (as grunts, snorts, or utterance of inappropriate words), that often has one or more associated behavioral or psychiatric conditions (as attention deficit disorder or obsessive-compulsive behavior), that is more common in males than females, and that usually has an onset in childhood and often stabilizes or ameliorates in adulthood
  5. e the radiographic visualization of the blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque substance in the brain

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an 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
  2. of, relating to, or characterized by syncope <experienced syncopal episodes on awakening
  3. inflammation of the pia mater and the arachnoid membrane
  4. congenital absence of all or a major part of the brain
  5. a convoluted ridge between anatomical grooves

5 True/False questions

  1. Transient ischemic attacka brief episode of cerebral ischemia that is usually characterized by temporary blurring of vision, slurring of speech, numbness, paralysis, or syncope and that is often predictive of a serious stroke -- abbreviation TIA; called also mini-stroke


  2. Tonic-clonicof, relating to, or characterized by syncope <experienced syncopal episodes on awakening


  3. Cerebral palsy1. The portion of the brain in the back of the head between the cerebrum and the brain stem. The cerebellum controls balance for walking and standing and other complex motor functions.


  4. Bradykinesiaextreme slowness of movements and reflexes (as in catatonic schizophrenia or in weightless spaceflight)


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


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