5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Trigeminal neuralgia
- a 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.
- b Main relay center of the brain; located in the central region or diencephalon of the brain.
- c Part of the brain that coordinates muscle movements and maintains balance.
- d Agents that reduce or eliminate sensation.
- e Pertaining to the thalamus.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Highly malignant brain tumor composed of glial cells (astrocytes).
- Slight paralysis.
- Depression or groove in the surface of the cerebral cortex; fissure.
- Space between nerve cells or between nerve cells and muscle and glandular cells.
- Blockage or obstruction.
5 True/False questions
Vagus nerve → Tenth cranial nerve with branches to the chest and abdominal organs.
Cerebrovascular accident → Clear, watery fluid that circulates throughout the brain and spinal cord.
Central nervous system → Brain and spinal cord.
Neurasthenia → Nerve pain.
Neuroglia → Supporting cells (stroma) of the nervous system; glial cells.