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  1. Astrocyte
  2. Neurasthenia
  3. Acetylcholine
  4. Meningeal
  5. anesthetics
  1. a Agents that reduce or eliminate sensation.
  2. b Pertaining to the meninges.
  3. c Neurotransmitter chemical released at the ends of nerve cells.
  4. d Glial (neuroglial) cell that transports salts and water from capillaries.
  5. e Lack of strength in nerves; a feeling of weakness and exhaustion.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Congenital defect in the lumbar spinal column caused by imperfect union of vertebral parts; spinal cord and meninges may herniate through the vertebral gap.
  2. Autonomic nerves that activate responses in times of stress; heartbeat, respiration, and blood pressure are affected.
  3. Difficulty in reading, writing, and learning.
  4. Hereditary disorder affecting the cerebrum and involving abrupt, involuntary, jerking movements and mental deterioration in later stages.
  5. Sound waves are used to detect blood flow in arteries within the brain and leading to the brain.

5 True/False Questions

  1. IntrathecalPertaining to within the membranes (meninges) surrounding the brain and spinal cord.


  2. DemyelinationDestruction of myelin on axons of nerves (as in multiple sclerosis).


  3. meningiomaTumor of the meninges.


  4. (CVA)??Absence seizureMinor form of seizure, consisting of momentary clouding of consciousness and loss of contact with the environment.


  5. HyperesthesiaExcessive sensitivity or feeling, especially of the skin in response to touch or pain.


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