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5 Matching Questions

  1. Cell body
  2. Subdural hematoma
  3. Dura mater
  4. Thalamic
  5. poliomyelitis
  1. a Thick, outermost layer of the meninges surrounding the brain and spinal cord.
  2. b Pertaining to the thalamus.
  3. c Inflammation of the gray matter of the spinal cord.
  4. d Collection of blood in the space below the dura mater surrounding the brain.
  5. e Part of the nerve cell (neuron) that contains the nucleus.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Twelve pairs of nerves that carry messages to and from the brain.
  2. Largest part of the brain; responsible for voluntary muscular activity, vision, speech, taste, hearing, thought and memory, among other functions.
  3. glucose or oxygen to image the metabolic activity of cells, such as brain cells.
  4. Pertaining to the meninges.
  5. Extends from the base of the spine down the thigh, lower leg, and foot. Sciatica is pain along the course of the nerve.

5 True/False Questions

  1. GaitNeurotransmitter in the central nervous system; deficient in patients with Parkinson disease.


  2. StromaInvoluntary movement of a small group of muscles, as of the face.


  3. Parasympathetic nervesAutonomic nerves that activate responses in times of stress; heartbeat, respiration, and blood pressure are affected.


  4. HemiparesisParalysis of the right or left half of the body.


  5. cerebellopontineBruising of brain tissue as a result of direct trauma to the head; neurologic disorder persists longer than 24 hours.


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