5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- (CVA)??Absence seizure
- Parkinson disease
- a Degeneration of nerve cells that produce the neurotransmitter, dopamine in the brain; leads to tremors, weakness of muscles, and slowness of movement.
- b Paralysis of the right or left half of the body.
- c Diminished sensitivity to pain.
- d Portion of the brain beneath the thalamus; controls sleep, appetite, body temperature, and secretions from the pituitary gland.
- e Minor form of seizure, consisting of momentary clouding of consciousness and loss of contact with the environment.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Highly malignant brain tumor composed of glial cells (astrocytes).
- Inflammation of the brain.
- Network of nerves outside of the central nervous system; brachial, cervical, lumbosacral plexuses are examples.
- Supporting cells (stroma) of the nervous system; glial cells.
- Tenth cranial nerve with branches to the chest and abdominal organs.
5 True/False questions
Pons → Part 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.
Thalamic → Main relay center of the brain; located in the central region or diencephalon of the brain.
Thalamus → Main relay center of the brain; located in the central region or diencephalon of the brain.
Polyneuritis → Inflammation of the gray matter of the spinal cord.
hyperesthesia → Excessive sensitivity to touch, pain, or other sensory stimuli.