5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Autonomic nervous system
- Arachnoid membrane
- Cauda equina
- a Any disease of the brain.
- b Middle layer of the meninges that surround the brain and spinal cord.
- c Nerves that control involuntary body functions of muscles, glands, and internal organs.
- d Neurotransmitter chemical released at the ends of nerve cells.
- e Collection of spinal nerves below the end of the spinal cord.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Pertaining to the two thinner membranes (arachnoid membrane and pia mater) surrounding the brain and spinal cord.
- Condition of no brain (congenital anomaly).
- Mental decline and deterioration.
- Nerve pain.
- Weakening of an arterial wall, which may lead to hemorrhage and cerebrovascular accident (stroke).
5 True/False questions
Causalgia → Intensely unpleasant burning pain in a limb following damage to nerves.
Medulla oblongata → Part of the nerve cell (neuron) that contains the nucleus.
Dopamine → Neurotransmitter in the central nervous system; deficient in patients with Parkinson disease.
Astrocytoma → Brain tumor composed of astrocytes (glial cells). The most serious of these tumors is a glioblastoma multiforme (Grades III and IV malignant brain tumor).
Sensory nerve → Carries messages away from the brain the spinal cord; motor nerve.