5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Huntington disease
- a Slight paralysis.
- b Nerve cell.
- c Hereditary disorder affecting the cerebrum and involving abrupt, involuntary, jerking movements and mental deterioration in later stages.
- d Microscopic fiber that carries a nervous impulse along a nerve cell.
- e Congenital hernia (protrusion) of the spinal cord and meninges through a defect (gap) in the vertebral column. This defect is often associated with spina bifida.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A glial cell that lines the membranes within the brain and spinal cord and helps form cerebrospinal fluid.
- Disease of the spinal nerve roots.
- Degenerative disorder of motor neurons in the spinal cord and brainstem and resulting in total body paralysis.
- Sound waves are used to detect blood flow in arteries within the brain and leading to the brain.
- Involuntary movement of a small group of muscles, as of the face.
5 True/False questions
Dyslexia → Impairment of the ability to perform voluntary movements.
Polyneuritis → Inflammation of many nerves.
Neuroglia → Supporting cells (stroma) of the nervous system; glial cells.
Myelogram → Pertaining to muscle and nerve.
Arachnoid membrane → Middle layer of the meninges that surround the brain and spinal cord.