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  1. Bradykinesia
  2. Stroma
  3. Gait
  4. Myelin sheath
  5. Parkinson disease
  1. a 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
  2. b extreme slowness of movements and reflexes (as in catatonic schizophrenia or in weightless spaceflight)
  3. c a layer of myelin surrounding some nerve fibers
  4. d the supporting framework of an animal organ typically consisting of connective tissue
  5. e 1 : a manner of walking or moving on foot 2 : a sequence of foot movements (as a walk, trot, pace, or canter) by which a horse or a dog moves forward

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a demyelinating disease marked by patches of hardened tissue in the brain or the spinal cord and associated especially with partial or complete paralysis and jerking muscle tremor
  2. a malignant rapidly growing astrocytoma of the central nervous system and usually of a cerebral hemisphere
  3. of, resembling, or affected with coma
  4. a basal part of the diencephalon that lies beneath the thalamus on each side, forms the floor of the third ventricle, and includes vital autonomic regulatory centers (as for the control of food intake)
  5. loss or impairment of the ability to execute complex coordinated movements without muscular or sensory impairment

5 True/False questions

  1. Auraa subjective sensation (as of voices or colored lights or crawling and numbness) experienced before an attack of some nervous disorders (as epilepsy or migraine)


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


  3. Spina bifidaa neural tube defect marked by congenital cleft of the spinal column usually with hernial protrusion of the meninges and sometimes the spinal cord


  4. Cerebelluman enlarged anterior or upper part of the brain; especially: the expanded anterior portion of the brain that in higher mammals overlies the rest of the brain, consists of cerebral hemispheres and connecting structures, and is considered to be the seat of conscious mental processes


  5. Ataxialoss or impairment of the ability to execute complex coordinated movements without muscular or sensory impairment