5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a Agents that reduce or eliminate sensation.
- b Pertaining to the meninges.
- c Neurotransmitter chemical released at the ends of nerve cells.
- d Glial (neuroglial) cell that transports salts and water from capillaries.
- e Lack of strength in nerves; a feeling of weakness and exhaustion.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Congenital defect in the lumbar spinal column caused by imperfect union of vertebral parts; spinal cord and meninges may herniate through the vertebral gap.
- Autonomic nerves that activate responses in times of stress; heartbeat, respiration, and blood pressure are affected.
- Difficulty in reading, writing, and learning.
- Hereditary disorder affecting the cerebrum and involving abrupt, involuntary, jerking movements and mental deterioration in later stages.
- Sound waves are used to detect blood flow in arteries within the brain and leading to the brain.
5 True/False Questions
Intrathecal → Pertaining to within the membranes (meninges) surrounding the brain and spinal cord.
Demyelination → Destruction of myelin on axons of nerves (as in multiple sclerosis).
meningioma → Tumor of the meninges.
(CVA)??Absence seizure → Minor form of seizure, consisting of momentary clouding of consciousness and loss of contact with the environment.
Hyperesthesia → Excessive sensitivity or feeling, especially of the skin in response to touch or pain.