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  1. Bradykinesia
  2. Cerebrum
  3. Gait
  4. Hypothalamus
  5. Acetylcholine
  1. a 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
  2. b 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
  3. c 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)
  4. d extreme slowness of movements and reflexes (as in catatonic schizophrenia or in weightless spaceflight)
  5. e 1 : 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a convoluted ridge between anatomical grooves
  2. a usually progressive condition (as Alzheimer's disease) marked by the development of multiple cognitive deficits (as memory impairment, aphasia, and inability to plan and initiate complex behavior)
  3. 1. 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. the supporting framework of an animal organ typically consisting of connective tissue
  5. loss or impairment of the ability to execute complex coordinated movements without muscular or sensory impairment

5 True/False questions

  1. Astrocytethe supporting framework of an animal organ typically consisting of connective tissue


  2. Leptomeningitisinflammation of the pia mater and the arachnoid membrane


  3. Cerebral angiographythe radiographic visualization of the blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque substance in the brain


  4. 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


  5. Embolusa tumor arising from glial cells


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