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  1. EP studies
  2. psychiatry
  3. nerve
  4. ganglion(pl. ganglia)
  5. quadriplegia
  1. a cordlike structure made up of fibers that carries impulses from one part of the body to another. There are 12 pairs of cranial nerves and 31 pairs of spinal nerves
  2. b evoked potential studies
  3. c paralysis of four (limbs)
  4. d specialty of the mind (branch of medicine that deals with the treatment of mental disorders)
  5. e group of nerve cell bodies located outside the central nervous system

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an episode of sudden onset of acute anxiety, occurring unpredictably, with feelings of acute apprehension, dyspnea, dizziness, sweating, and/or chest pain, depersonalization, paresthesia and fear of dying, loss of mind or control
  2. located between the pons and spinal cord. It contains centers that control respiration, heart rate, and the muscles in the blood vessel walls, which assist in determining blood pressure.
  3. incision into a nerve
  4. chronic degenerative disease of the central nervous system. Signs and symptoms include resting tremors of the hands and feet, rigidity, expressionless face, and shuffling gait. It usually occurs after the age of 50 years.
  5. cerebrovascular accident

5 True/False questions

  1. anorexia nervosaan eating disorder characterized by a disturbed perception of body image resulting in failure to maintain body weight, intensive fear of gaining weight, pronounced desire for thinness, and, in females, amenorrhea


  2. encephalitisinflammation of the brain


  3. sciaticaviral disease that affects the peripheral nerves and causes blisters on the skin that follow the course of the affected nerves (also called herpes zoster)


  4. ventriclesspaces within the brain that contain a fluid called cerebrospinal fluid. The cerebrospinal fluid flows through the subarachnoid space around the brain and spinal cord.


  5. electroencephalographyradiographic imaging of the blood vessels in the brain (after an injection of contrast medium)