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5 Matching questions

  1. meningitis
  2. neuropathy
  3. positron emission tomography of the brain (PET scan)
  4. somatoform disorders
  5. cognitive
  1. a pertaining to the mental processes of comprehension, judgement, memory, and reason
  2. b nuclear medicine imaging technique with a radioactive substance that produces sectional imaging of the brain to examine blood flow and metabolic activity. Images are projected on a viewing screen.
  3. c inflammation of the meninges
  4. d disorders characterized by physical symptoms for which no known physical cause exists
  5. e disease of the nerves (peripheral)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. magnetic resonance imaging scan
  2. located under the posterior portion of the cerebrum. Its function is to assist in the coordination of skeletal muscles and to maintain balance (also called hindbrain)
  3. cognitive impairment characterized by a loss of intellectual brain function. Patients have difficulty in various ways, including difficulty in performing complex tasks, reasoning, learning, and retaining new information, orientation, word finding, and behavior. Dementia has several causes and is not considered part of normal aging.
  4. Parkinson disease
  5. a disorder of learning and behavioral problems characterized by marked inattention, distractability, impulsiveness, and hyperactivity

5 True/False questions

  1. ganglion(pl. ganglia)inflammation of a ganglion


  2. panplegiatotal paralysis (also spelled pamplegia)


  3. neuroidresembling a nerve


  4. ventriclesspecialist, physician


  5. neuralgiastudy of nerves (branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the nervous system)