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5 Matching questions

  1. Stroma
  2. Acetylcholine
  3. Bradykinesia
  4. Syncopal
  5. Myasthenia gravis
  1. a 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
  2. b 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. c of, relating to, or characterized by syncope <experienced syncopal episodes on awakening
  4. d the supporting framework of an animal organ typically consisting of connective tissue
  5. e extreme slowness of movements and reflexes (as in catatonic schizophrenia or in weightless spaceflight)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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)
  2. a malignant rapidly growing astrocytoma of the central nervous system and usually of a cerebral hemisphere
  3. 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
  4. congenital absence of all or a major part of the brain
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Palliativesomething that palliates

          

  2. Transient ischemic attacka layer of myelin surrounding some nerve fibers

          

  3. Hydrocephalusa 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)

          

  4. Leptomeningitisa slow-growing encapsulated tumor arising from the meninges and often causing damage by pressing upon the brain and adjacent parts

          

  5. Multiple sclerosisa 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