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  1. ventricles
  2. paresthesia
  3. myel/o
  4. cerebral embolism
  5. psychosis (pl. psychoses)
  1. a abnormal sensation (such as burning, prickling, or tingling sensation, often in the extremities; may be caused by nerve damage or peripheral neuropathy)
  2. b an embolus (usually a blood clot or a piece of atherosclerotic plaque arising from a distant site) lodges in a cerebral artery, causing sudden blockage of blood supply to the brain tissue. A common cause of cerebral embolism, a type of ischemic stroke, is atrial fibrillation
  3. c spaces within the brain that contain a fluid called cerebrospinal fluid. The cerebrospinal fluid flows through the subarachnoid space around the brain and spinal cord.
  4. d abnormal condition of the mind (major mental disorder characterized by extreme derangement, often with delusions and hallucinations
  5. e spinal cord

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. sudden surge of abnormal electrical activity in the brain, resulting in involuntary body movements or behaviors
  2. speech
  3. chronic degenerative disease of the central nervous system. Signs and symptoms include resting tremors of the hands and feet, rigidity, expressionless face, and shuffling gait. It usually occurs after the age of 50 years.
  4. specialist, physician
  5. located under the posterior portion of the cerebrum. Its function is to assist in the coordination of skeletal muscles and to maintain balance (also called hindbrain)

5 True/False questions

  1. meningomyeloceleprotrusion of the meninges (through a defect in the skull of vertebral arch)


  2. meningesthree layers of membrane that cover the brain and spinal cord


  3. hemiparesisinflammation of a nerve


  4. comaTransient ischemic attack


  5. aphasialack of muscle coordination


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