5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- major depression
- a a mood disturbance characterized by feelings of sadness, despair, discouragement, hopelessness, lack of joy, altered sleep patterns, and difficulty with decision making and daily function. Depression ranges from normal feelings of sadness (resulting from and proportional to personal loss or tragedy), through dysthymia (chronic depressive neurosis), to major depression (also referred to as clinical depression, mood disorder).
- b inflammation of the nerve root, meninges, and spinal cord
- c total paralysis (also spelled pamplegia)
- d specialist of the mind
- e resembling a nerve
5 Multiple choice questions
- cerebrum, brain
- injury to the brain caused by major or minor head trauma; symptoms include vertigo, headache, and possible loss of consciousness.
- literally means bridge. It connects the cerebrum with the cerebellum and brainstem.
- increased amount of cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles of the brain, which can cause enlargement of the cranium in infants
- pertaining to below the dura mater
5 True/False questions
myelomalacia → pertaining to the mind
multiple sclerosis (MS) → degenerative disease characterized by sclerotic patches along the brain and spinal cord. Signs and symptoms are variable and fluctuate over the course of the disease. More common symptoms include fatigue, balance and coordination impairments, numbness, and vision problems.
computed tomography of the brain (CT scan) → record of the electrical impulses of the brain
craniocerebral → pertaining to within the cerebrum
dementia → cognitive impairment characterized by a loss of intellectual brain function. Patients have difficulty in various ways, including difficulty in performing complex tasks, reasoning, learning, and retaining new information, orientation, word finding, and behavior. Dementia has several causes and is not considered part of normal aging.