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5 Matching questions

  1. Analgesia
  2. Tourette syndrome
  3. Spinal nerves
  4. Lumbar puncture
  5. Peripheral nervous system
  1. a Thirty-one pairs of nerves arising from the spinal cord. Each spinal nerve affects a particular area of the skin.
  2. b Absence of sensitivity to pain.
  3. c Nerves outside the brain and spinal cord; cranial, spinal, and autonomic nerves.
  4. d Neurologic disorder characterized by multiple facial and other body tics.
  5. e Withdrawal of cerebrospinal fluid from the subarachnoid space between two lumbar vertebrae; spinal tap.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Pertaining to the meninges.
  2. Disease of the spinal nerve roots.
  3. Disease of nerves; primarily in the peripheral nervous system.
  4. Neurotransmitter in the central nervous system; deficient in patients with Parkinson disease.
  5. Excessive sensitivity or feeling, especially of the skin in response to touch or pain.

5 True/False questions

  1. Cerebral angiographyX-ray record of blood vessels in the brain after intravenous injection of contrast material.


  2. Cell bodyUnilateral paralysis of the face caused by a disorder of the facial nerve.


  3. CerebellarOrgan that receives nervous stimulation and passes it on to nerves that carry the stimulation to the brain and spinal cord; skin, ears, eyes and taste buds.


  4. Autonomic nervous systemNerves that control involuntary body functions of muscles, glands, and internal organs.


  5. Parasympathetic nervesInvoluntary, autonomic nerves that regulate normal body functions, such as heart rate, breathing, and the muscles of the gastrointestinal tract.