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  1. Embolus
  2. Hydrocephalus
  3. Ataxia
  4. Gait
  5. Cerebrum
  1. a an abnormal increase in the amount of cerebrospinal fluid within the cranial cavity that is accompanied by expansion of the cerebral ventricles, enlargement of the skull and especially the forehead, and atrophy of the brain
  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 an abnormal particle (as an air bubble) circulating in the blood
  4. d 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. e an inability to coordinate voluntary muscular movements that is symptomatic of some nervous disorders

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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)
  2. of, relating to, or characterized by syncope <experienced syncopal episodes on awakening
  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 bleeding into the tissue of the brain and especially of the cerebrum from a ruptured blood vessel
  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. Synapsethe place at which a nervous impulse passes from one neuron to another

          

  2. Dopamineof, resembling, or affected with coma

          

  3. Spina bifidaa neural tube defect marked by congenital cleft of the spinal column usually with hernial protrusion of the meninges and sometimes the spinal cord

          

  4. Tonic-clonicrelating 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

          

  5. Hypothalamusan abnormal increase in the amount of cerebrospinal fluid within the cranial cavity that is accompanied by expansion of the cerebral ventricles, enlargement of the skull and especially the forehead, and atrophy of the brain

          

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