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  1. Tourette syndrome
  2. Tonic-clonic
  3. Stroma
  4. Bradykinesia
  5. Hydrocephalus
  1. a the supporting framework of an animal organ typically consisting of connective tissue
  2. b extreme slowness of movements and reflexes (as in catatonic schizophrenia or in weightless spaceflight)
  3. c a familial neuropsychiatric disorder of variable expression that is characterized by multiple recurrent involuntary tics involving body movements (as eye blinks, grimaces, or knee bends) and vocalizations (as grunts, snorts, or utterance of inappropriate words), that often has one or more associated behavioral or psychiatric conditions (as attention deficit disorder or obsessive-compulsive behavior), that is more common in males than females, and that usually has an onset in childhood and often stabilizes or ameliorates in adulthood
  4. d 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. e an abnormal increase in the amount of cerebrospinal fluid within the cranial cavity that is accompanied by expansion of the cerebral ventricles, enlargement of the skull and especially the forehead, and atrophy of the brain

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. an abnormal particle (as an air bubble) circulating in the blood
  3. 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. paralysis of the lower half of the body with involvement of both legs usually due to disease of or injury to the spinal cord
  5. a layer of myelin surrounding some nerve fibers

5 True/False questions

  1. 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

          

  2. Gliomaa tumor arising from glial cells

          

  3. Multiple sclerosisrelating 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. Ataxiaan inability to coordinate voluntary muscular movements that is symptomatic of some nervous disorders

          

  5. Gaita convoluted ridge between anatomical grooves