5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Lumbar puncture
- a Agent of change (light, sound, touch) that evokes a response.
- b Withdrawal of cerebrospinal fluid from the subarachnoid space between two lumbar vertebrae; spinal tap.
- c Headache (head pain).
- d Pertaining to a coma.
- e Mental decline and deterioration.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Carries impulses from the brain and spinal cord to muscles.
- 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.
- Condition of no sensation of pain (usually accompanied by sedation without loss of consciousness).
- Pertaining to the thalamus.
- Inflammation of the gray matter of the spinal cord.
5 True/False questions
encephalopathy → Disease of the spinal nerve roots.
Spina bifida → Paralysis of the lower part of the body and both legs.
hypalgesia → Diminished sensation to pain.
Narcolepsy → Sudden seizures of sleep.
neuralgia → Supporting cells (stroma) of the nervous system; glial cells.