5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Cell body
- Subdural hematoma
- Dura mater
- a Thick, outermost layer of the meninges surrounding the brain and spinal cord.
- b Pertaining to the thalamus.
- c Inflammation of the gray matter of the spinal cord.
- d Collection of blood in the space below the dura mater surrounding the brain.
- e Part of the nerve cell (neuron) that contains the nucleus.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Twelve pairs of nerves that carry messages to and from the brain.
- Largest part of the brain; responsible for voluntary muscular activity, vision, speech, taste, hearing, thought and memory, among other functions.
- glucose or oxygen to image the metabolic activity of cells, such as brain cells.
- Pertaining to the meninges.
- 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
Gait → Neurotransmitter in the central nervous system; deficient in patients with Parkinson disease.
Stroma → Involuntary movement of a small group of muscles, as of the face.
Parasympathetic nerves → Autonomic nerves that activate responses in times of stress; heartbeat, respiration, and blood pressure are affected.
Hemiparesis → Paralysis of the right or left half of the body.
cerebellopontine → Bruising of brain tissue as a result of direct trauma to the head; neurologic disorder persists longer than 24 hours.