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5 Matching questions

  1. Apraxia
  2. Dopamine
  3. Anencephaly
  4. Hypothalamus
  5. Spina bifida
  1. a 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)
  2. b a neural tube defect marked by congenital cleft of the spinal column usually with hernial protrusion of the meninges and sometimes the spinal cord
  3. c a monoamine C8H11NO2 that is a decarboxylated form of dopa and occurs especially as a neurotransmitter in the brain and as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of epinephrine
  4. d congenital absence of all or a major part of the brain
  5. e loss or impairment of the ability to execute complex coordinated movements without muscular or sensory impairment

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an abnormal particle (as an air bubble) circulating in the blood
  2. extreme slowness of movements and reflexes (as in catatonic schizophrenia or in weightless spaceflight)
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. a layer of myelin surrounding some nerve fibers

5 True/False questions

  1. Meningiomaa 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. Cerebral hemorrhagethe bleeding into the tissue of the brain and especially of the cerebrum from a ruptured blood vessel


  3. Gliomathe supporting framework of an animal organ typically consisting of connective tissue


  4. Ataxiaan inability to coordinate voluntary muscular movements that is symptomatic of some nervous disorders


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


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