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  1. Leptomeningitis
  2. Gait
  3. Apraxia
  4. Parkinson disease
  5. Cerebral palsy
  1. a 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
  2. b inflammation of the pia mater and the arachnoid membrane
  3. c a disability resulting from damage to the brain before, during, or shortly after birth and outwardly manifested by muscular incoordination and speech disturbances
  4. d loss or impairment of the ability to execute complex coordinated movements without muscular or sensory impairment
  5. e 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 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a convoluted ridge between anatomical grooves
  2. 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.
  3. a star-shaped cell; especially: any comparatively large much-branched glial cell
  4. 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
  5. a layer of myelin surrounding some nerve fibers

5 True/False Questions

  1. Tourette syndromea 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


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


  3. Acetylcholinecongenital absence of all or a major part of the brain


  4. Cerebral hemorrhagethe radiographic visualization of the blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque substance in the brain


  5. Paraplegiaan inability to coordinate voluntary muscular movements that is symptomatic of some nervous disorders


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