5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- medulla oblongata
- a tumor made up of nerve (cells)
- b pain in a nerve
- c located between the pons and spinal cord. It contains centers that control respiration, heart rate, and the muscles in the blood vessel walls, which assist in determining blood pressure.
- d inflammation of many nerves
- e pertaining to the cranium and cerebrum
5 Multiple choice questions
- thin inner layer of the meninges
- increased amount of cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles of the brain, which can cause enlargement of the cranium in infants
- a spectrum of mental disorders, the features of which include onset during the infancy or childhood, preoccupation with subjective mental activity, inability to interact socially, and impaired communication
- bleeding into the brain as a result of a ruptured blood vessel within the brain. Symptoms vary depending on the location of the hemorrhage; acute symptoms include dyspnea, dysphagia, aphasia, diminished level of consciousness, and hemiparesis. The symptoms often develop suddenly. Intracerebral hemorrhage, a cause of hemorrhagic stroke, is frequently associated with high blood pressure.
- seizure, attack
5 True/False questions
electroencephalogram (EEG) → record of the electrical impulses of the brain
anxiety disorder → a major psychological disorder typified by a disturbance in mood. The disorder is manifested by manic and depressive episodes that may alternate or elements of both may occur simultaneously.
mental → electroencephalogram
psychogenic → specialist of the mind
radiculitis → inflammation of the nerve roots