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5 Matching questions

  1. Subdural hematoma
  2. Pons
  3. analgesia
  4. Migraine
  5. Spina bifida
  1. a Collection of blood in the space below the dura mater surrounding the brain.
  2. b Condition of no sensation of pain (usually accompanied by sedation without loss of consciousness).
  3. c A severe headache that is often accompanied by nausea and vomiting.
  4. d Congenital defect in the lumbar spinal column caused by imperfect union of vertebral parts; spinal cord and meninges may herniate through the vertebral gap.
  5. e Part of the brainstem anterior to the cerebellum, between the medulla and the rest of the brain. The pons connects the upper and lower portions of the brain.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Nerve cell.
  2. Twelve pairs of nerves that carry messages to and from the brain.
  3. Pertaining to syncope (fainting).
  4. Macroscopic cordlike collection of fibers that carry electrical impulses.
  5. Head pain; headache.

5 True/False questions

  1. AphasiaWithout coordination.


  2. neuropathySupporting cells (stroma) of the nervous system; glial cells.


  3. AnesthesiaAbnormal nervous sensation occurring without apparent cause. Examples are tingling, numbness or prickling sensations.


  4. Cerebral angiographyX-ray record of blood vessels in the brain after intravenous injection of contrast material.


  5. CerebrumWeakening of an arterial wall, which may lead to hemorrhage and cerebrovascular accident (stroke).