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  1. Stroma
  2. Cerebral palsy
  3. Acetylcholine
  4. Parkinson disease
  5. Cerebellum
  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 the supporting framework of an animal organ typically consisting of connective tissue
  3. c 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. d a disability resulting from damage to the brain before, during, or shortly after birth and outwardly manifested by muscular incoordination and speech disturbances
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. of, relating to, or characterized by syncope <experienced syncopal episodes on awakening
  2. something that palliates
  3. a neural tube defect marked by congenital cleft of the spinal column usually with hernial protrusion of the meninges and sometimes the spinal cord
  4. paralysis of the lower half of the body with involvement of both legs usually due to disease of or injury to the spinal cord
  5. 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)

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. 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. Glioblastoma multiformeof, resembling, or affected with coma

          

  4. Multiple sclerosisa 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

          

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

          

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