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  1. Embolus
  2. Dementia
  3. Stroma
  4. Transient ischemic attack
  5. Glioblastoma multiforme
  1. a a malignant rapidly growing astrocytoma of the central nervous system and usually of a cerebral hemisphere
  2. b an abnormal particle (as an air bubble) circulating in the blood
  3. c a brief episode of cerebral ischemia that is usually characterized by temporary blurring of vision, slurring of speech, numbness, paralysis, or syncope and that is often predictive of a serious stroke -- abbreviation TIA; called also mini-stroke
  4. d a usually progressive condition (as Alzheimer's disease) marked by the development of multiple cognitive deficits (as memory impairment, aphasia, and inability to plan and initiate complex behavior)
  5. e the supporting framework of an animal organ typically consisting of connective tissue

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. inflammation of the pia mater and the arachnoid membrane
  2. a disease characterized by progressive weakness and exhaustibility of voluntary muscles without atrophy or sensory disturbance and caused by an autoimmune attack on acetylcholine receptors at neuromuscular junctions
  3. 1. The portion of the brain in the back of the head between the cerebrum and the brain stem. The cerebellum controls balance for walking and standing and other complex motor functions.
  4. something that palliates
  5. a chronic progressive neurological disease chiefly of later life that is linked to decreased dopamine production in the substantia nigra and is marked especially by tremor of resting muscles, rigidity, slowness of movement, impaired balance, and a shuffling gait -- called also paralysis agitans, parkinsonian syndrome, parkinsonism, Parkinson's, Parkinson's syndrome

5 True/False questions

  1. Tonic-clonicof, relating to, or characterized by syncope <experienced syncopal episodes on awakening

          

  2. Cerebral hemorrhagethe bleeding into the tissue of the brain and especially of the cerebrum from a ruptured blood vessel

          

  3. Synapseof, relating to, or characterized by syncope <experienced syncopal episodes on awakening

          

  4. Meningiomaa usually progressive condition (as Alzheimer's disease) marked by the development of multiple cognitive deficits (as memory impairment, aphasia, and inability to plan and initiate complex behavior)

          

  5. Auraa convoluted ridge between anatomical grooves

          

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