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5 Matching questions

  1. Gait
  2. Stroma
  3. Bradykinesia
  4. Glioma
  5. Myasthenia gravis
  1. a 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
  2. b a tumor arising from glial cells
  3. c the supporting framework of an animal organ typically consisting of connective tissue
  4. d extreme slowness of movements and reflexes (as in catatonic schizophrenia or in weightless spaceflight)
  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 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. 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
  3. an inability to coordinate voluntary muscular movements that is symptomatic of some nervous disorders
  4. something that palliates
  5. an abnormal particle (as an air bubble) circulating in the blood

5 True/False questions

  1. Glioblastoma multiformea malignant rapidly growing astrocytoma of the central nervous system and usually of a cerebral hemisphere


  2. Hydrocephaluscongenital absence of all or a major part of the brain


  3. Neurastheniaparalysis of the lower half of the body with involvement of both legs usually due to disease of or injury to the spinal cord


  4. 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


  5. Synapsethe place at which a nervous impulse passes from one neuron to another