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  1. Glioma
  2. Myelin sheath
  3. Neurasthenia
  4. Synapse
  5. Astrocyte
  1. a a tumor arising from glial cells
  2. b a layer of myelin surrounding some nerve fibers
  3. c a star-shaped cell; especially: any comparatively large much-branched glial cell
  4. d the place at which a nervous impulse passes from one neuron to another
  5. e a condition that is characterized especially by physical and mental exhaustion usually with accompanying symptoms (as headaches, insomnia, and irritability), is believed to result from psychological factors (as depression or emotional stress or conflict), and is sometimes considered similar to or identical with chronic fatigue syndrome

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. congenital absence of all or a major part of the brain
  2. 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
  3. inflammation of the pia mater and the arachnoid membrane
  4. a 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. 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 True/False questions

  1. Dopaminea 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

          

  2. Apraxialoss or impairment of the ability to execute complex coordinated movements without muscular or sensory impairment

          

  3. Gyria convoluted ridge between anatomical grooves

          

  4. Hydrocephalusa 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)

          

  5. Stromaa tumor arising from glial cells

          

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