5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Tourette syndrome
- Spinal nerves
- Lumbar puncture
- Peripheral nervous system
- a Thirty-one pairs of nerves arising from the spinal cord. Each spinal nerve affects a particular area of the skin.
- b Absence of sensitivity to pain.
- c Nerves outside the brain and spinal cord; cranial, spinal, and autonomic nerves.
- d Neurologic disorder characterized by multiple facial and other body tics.
- e Withdrawal of cerebrospinal fluid from the subarachnoid space between two lumbar vertebrae; spinal tap.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Pertaining to the meninges.
- Disease of the spinal nerve roots.
- Disease of nerves; primarily in the peripheral nervous system.
- Neurotransmitter in the central nervous system; deficient in patients with Parkinson disease.
- Excessive sensitivity or feeling, especially of the skin in response to touch or pain.
5 True/False questions
Cerebral angiography → X-ray record of blood vessels in the brain after intravenous injection of contrast material.
Cell body → Unilateral paralysis of the face caused by a disorder of the facial nerve.
Cerebellar → Organ that receives nervous stimulation and passes it on to nerves that carry the stimulation to the brain and spinal cord; skin, ears, eyes and taste buds.
Autonomic nervous system → Nerves that control involuntary body functions of muscles, glands, and internal organs.
Parasympathetic nerves → Involuntary, autonomic nerves that regulate normal body functions, such as heart rate, breathing, and the muscles of the gastrointestinal tract.