5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a Peculiar sensation appearing before more definite symptoms.
- b Pertaining to the vagus (10th cranial) nerve.
- c Paralysis.
- d Slight paralysis.
- e Condition of no nervous sensation.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Essential, functioning cells of any organ. Neurons (nerve cells) are the parenchyma of the nervous system.
- Brain and spinal cord.
- Inflammation of the gray matter of the spinal cord.
- Glial (neuroglial) cell that transports salts and water from capillaries.
- Involuntary movement of a small group of muscles, as of the face.
5 True/False Questions
Comatose → Neurotransmitter in the central nervous system; deficient in patients with Parkinson disease.
Hypothalamus → Portion of the brain beneath the thalamus; controls sleep, appetite, body temperature, and secretions from the pituitary gland.
Causalgia → Intensely unpleasant burning pain in a limb following damage to nerves.
Computed tomography → X-ray record (with contrast) of the spinal cord.
subdural hematoma → Thick, outermost layer of the meninges surrounding the brain and spinal cord.