5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Oligodendroglial cell
- Microglial cell
- a Disease of a spinal nerve root.
- b Blockage or obstruction.
- c Glial (neuroglial) cell that forms the myelin sheath covering the axon of a neuron.
- d Diminished sensitivity to pain.
- e Phagocytic glial cell that removes waste products from the central nervous system.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Nerve cell.
- Mental decline and deterioration.
- Fainting; temporary loss of consciousness.
- Viral (herpes zoster) illness that affects peripheral nerves; produces blisters and pain on the skin overlying the path of peripheral nerves.
- Lack of strength in nerves; a feeling of weakness and exhaustion.
5 True/False questions
Transient ischemic attack → Lack of feeling or sensation.
Synapse → Pertaining to syncope (fainting).
Thalamus → Agent of change (light, sound, touch) that evokes a response.
Receptor → Largest part of the brain; responsible for voluntary muscular activity, vision, speech, taste, hearing, thought and memory, among other functions.
Acetylcholine → Neurotransmitter chemical released at the ends of nerve cells.