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  1. Palliative
  2. Syncopal
  3. Anencephaly
  4. Meningioma
  5. Astrocyte
  1. a something that palliates
  2. b a star-shaped cell; especially: any comparatively large much-branched glial cell
  3. c congenital absence of all or a major part of the brain
  4. d a slow-growing encapsulated tumor arising from the meninges and often causing damage by pressing upon the brain and adjacent parts
  5. e of, relating to, or characterized by syncope <experienced syncopal episodes on awakening

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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)
  2. a malignant rapidly growing astrocytoma of the central nervous system and usually of a cerebral hemisphere
  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. a layer of myelin surrounding some nerve fibers
  5. a disability resulting from damage to the brain before, during, or shortly after birth and outwardly manifested by muscular incoordination and speech disturbances

5 True/False questions

  1. Gyria convoluted ridge between anatomical grooves


  2. Embolusthe supporting framework of an animal organ typically consisting of connective tissue


  3. 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


  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. Synapseof, relating to, or characterized by syncope <experienced syncopal episodes on awakening


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