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  1. electroencephalography
  2. esthesi/o
  3. intracerebral hemorrhage
  4. multiple sclerosis (MS)
  5. coma
  1. a 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.
  2. b sensation, sensitivity, feeling
  3. c 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.
  4. d state of profound unconsciousness
  5. e process of recording the electrical impulses of the brain

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. three layers of membrane that cover the brain and spinal cord
  2. sudden surge of abnormal electrical activity in the brain, resulting in involuntary body movements or behaviors
  3. disease characterized by early dementia, confusion, loss of recognition or persons or familiar surroundings, restlessness, and impaired memory
  4. insertion of a needle into the subarachnoid space usually between the third and fourth lumbar vertebrae. It is performed for many reasons, including the removal of cerebrospinal fluid for diagnostic purposes (also called spinal tap)
  5. pain in a nerve

5 True/False Questions

  1. ictalcerebrovascular accident


  2. encephal/onerve


  3. spinal cordinflammation of the sciatic nerve, causing pain that travels from the thigh through the leg to the foot and toes; can be caused by injury, infection, arthritis, herniated disk, or from prolonged pressure on the nerve from sitting for long periods


  4. obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)a disorder characterized by intrusive, unwanted thoughts that result in the tendency to perform repetitive acts or rituals (compulsions), usually as a means of releasing tension or anxiety


  5. craniocerebralpertaining to the cranium and cerebrum


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