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  1. Syncopal
  2. Neurasthenia
  3. Comatose
  4. Cerebellum
  5. Glioblastoma multiforme
  1. a a condition that is characterized especially by physical and mental exhaustion usually with accompanying symptoms (as headaches, insomnia, and irritability), is believed to result from psychological factors (as depression or emotional stress or conflict), and is sometimes considered similar to or identical with chronic fatigue syndrome
  2. b of, relating to, or characterized by syncope <experienced syncopal episodes on awakening
  3. c a malignant rapidly growing astrocytoma of the central nervous system and usually of a cerebral hemisphere
  4. d of, resembling, or affected with coma
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. a neurotransmitter C7H17NO3 released at autonomic synapses and neuromuscular junctions, active in the transmission of nerve impulses, and formed enzymatically in the tissues from choline
  3. relating to, marked by, or being a generalized seizure that is initially tonic and then becomes clonic and is characterized by the abrupt loss of consciousness
  4. the radiographic visualization of the blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque substance in the brain
  5. congenital absence of all or a major part of the brain

5 True/False questions

  1. Transient ischemic attacka 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


  2. Dopamineof, resembling, or affected with coma


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


  4. Cerebral palsya disability resulting from damage to the brain before, during, or shortly after birth and outwardly manifested by muscular incoordination and speech disturbances


  5. Stromaa tumor arising from glial cells