5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Subdural hematoma
- Spina bifida
- a Collection of blood in the space below the dura mater surrounding the brain.
- b Condition of no sensation of pain (usually accompanied by sedation without loss of consciousness).
- c A severe headache that is often accompanied by nausea and vomiting.
- 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.
- 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
- Nerve cell.
- Twelve pairs of nerves that carry messages to and from the brain.
- Pertaining to syncope (fainting).
- Macroscopic cordlike collection of fibers that carry electrical impulses.
- Head pain; headache.
5 True/False questions
Aphasia → Without coordination.
neuropathy → Supporting cells (stroma) of the nervous system; glial cells.
Anesthesia → Abnormal nervous sensation occurring without apparent cause. Examples are tingling, numbness or prickling sensations.
Cerebral angiography → X-ray record of blood vessels in the brain after intravenous injection of contrast material.
Cerebrum → Weakening of an arterial wall, which may lead to hemorrhage and cerebrovascular accident (stroke).