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5 Matching questions

  1. Ataxia
  2. Cerebral hemorrhage
  3. Gyri
  4. Syncopal
  5. Glioma
  1. a of, relating to, or characterized by syncope <experienced syncopal episodes on awakening
  2. b a convoluted ridge between anatomical grooves
  3. c an inability to coordinate voluntary muscular movements that is symptomatic of some nervous disorders
  4. d a tumor arising from glial cells
  5. e the bleeding into the tissue of the brain and especially of the cerebrum from a ruptured blood vessel

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a monoamine C8H11NO2 that is a decarboxylated form of dopa and occurs especially as a neurotransmitter in the brain and as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of epinephrine
  2. 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
  3. paralysis of the lower half of the body with involvement of both legs usually due to disease of or injury to the spinal cord
  4. a layer of myelin surrounding some nerve fibers
  5. a malignant rapidly growing astrocytoma of the central nervous system and usually of a cerebral hemisphere

5 True/False questions

  1. Acetylcholinea star-shaped cell; especially: any comparatively large much-branched glial cell


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


  3. Neurastheniaa 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


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


  5. 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


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