5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Arachnoid membrane
- Computed tomography
- a Any disease of the brain.
- b Cross-sectional x-ray imaging of an organ (such as the brain or spinal cord), with or without contrast material.
- c In a state of coma (profound unconsciousness from which one cannot be roused; may be due to trauma, disease, or action of ingested toxic substance).
- d Middle layer of the meninges that surround the brain and spinal cord.
- e Portion of the brain beneath the thalamus; controls sleep, appetite, body temperature, and secretions from the pituitary gland.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Sound waves are used to detect blood flow in arteries within the brain and leading to the brain.
- 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.
- Disease of the brain.
- Pertaining to a sudden, acute onset, as the convulsion of an epileptic seizure.
- Blood clot.
5 True/False questions
HIV encephalopathy → Disease of the brain (dementia) caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome).
Dopamine → Neurotransmitter in the central nervous system; deficient in patients with Parkinson disease.
Meningioma → Pertaining to the meninges.
Trigeminal neuralgia → Flashes of stab like pain along the course of a branch of the trigeminal nerve (5th cranial nerve). The trigeminal nerve has branches to the eye, upper jaw and lower jaw.
neuropathy → Nerve cell.