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5 Matching questions

  1. anxiety disorder
  2. afferent
  3. PNS
  4. meningioma
  5. intracerebral hemorrhage
  1. a conveying toward a center (for example, afferent nerves carry impulses to the central nervous system)
  2. b tumor of the meninges (benign and slow growing)
  3. c an emotional disorder characterized by feelings of apprehension, tension, or uneasiness arising typically from the anticipation of unreal or imagined danger
  4. d bleeding into the brain as a result of a ruptured blood vessel within the brain. Symptoms vary depending on the location of the hemorrhage; acute symptoms include dyspnea, dysphagia, aphasia, diminished level of consciousness, and hemiparesis. The symptoms often develop suddenly. Intracerebral hemorrhage, a cause of hemorrhagic stroke, is frequently associated with high blood pressure.
  5. e peripheral nervous system

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Transient ischemic attack
  2. inflammation of a nerve
  3. study of nerves (branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the nervous system)
  4. cerebrovascular accident
  5. condition of without speaking (loss or impairment of the ability to speak)

5 True/False questions

  1. ataxiaspecialized cells that support and nourish nervous tissue. Some cells assist in the secretion of cerebrospinal fluid and others assist with phagocytosis. They do not conduct impulses. Three types of glia are astroglia, oligodendroglia, and microglia. (also called neuroglia)


  2. 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


  3. picacompulsive eating of nonnutritive substances such as clay or ice. This condition is often a result of an iron deficiency. When iron deficiency is the cause of pica the condition will disappear in 1 or 2 weeks when treated with iron therapy.


  4. quadriplegiaparalysis of four (limbs)


  5. iatrytreatment, specialty