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5 Matching questions

  1. (CVA)??Absence seizure
  2. Parkinson disease
  3. Hypothalamus
  4. Hypalgesia
  5. Hemiplegia
  1. a Degeneration of nerve cells that produce the neurotransmitter, dopamine in the brain; leads to tremors, weakness of muscles, and slowness of movement.
  2. b Paralysis of the right or left half of the body.
  3. c Diminished sensitivity to pain.
  4. d Portion of the brain beneath the thalamus; controls sleep, appetite, body temperature, and secretions from the pituitary gland.
  5. e Minor form of seizure, consisting of momentary clouding of consciousness and loss of contact with the environment.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Highly malignant brain tumor composed of glial cells (astrocytes).
  2. Inflammation of the brain.
  3. Network of nerves outside of the central nervous system; brachial, cervical, lumbosacral plexuses are examples.
  4. Supporting cells (stroma) of the nervous system; glial cells.
  5. Tenth cranial nerve with branches to the chest and abdominal organs.

5 True/False questions

  1. PonsPart of the brainstem anterior to the cerebellum, between the medulla and the rest of the brain. The pons connects the upper and lower portions of the brain.

          

  2. ThalamicMain relay center of the brain; located in the central region or diencephalon of the brain.

          

  3. ThalamusMain relay center of the brain; located in the central region or diencephalon of the brain.

          

  4. PolyneuritisInflammation of the gray matter of the spinal cord.

          

  5. hyperesthesiaExcessive sensitivity to touch, pain, or other sensory stimuli.

          

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