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Neuro Quiz 5
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This is the largest branch of the internal carotid artery and supplies the lateral surface of the hemispheres.
Middle cerebral artery (MCA)
Which cranial nerve is responsible for the tongue and pharynx?
What is the term used to describe accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid which arises from an imbalance in the production and drainage of that fluid ("water on the brain")?
The sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system is responsible for the "fight or flight" response including increasing heart rate, breathing rate, higher blood pressure, dilating pupils, and vasoconstriction.
The cerebrospinal fluid is produced by choroid plexus.
Outermost layer (tough mother)
Middle layer (spider mother)
innermost layer (delicate mother)
Space between the arachnoid mater and the pia mater
A(n) ____________ stroke is caused by a blocked blood vessel, and a(n) _____________ stroke is caused by a ruptured blood vessel.
Which cranial nerve is best described as controlling sensation in the face?
Paraplegia/paraparesis involves both the legs and arms.
What structure of the head functions as protection against foreign invaders?
Blood Brain Barrier
__________ is opposite sided control of the body, and ___________ is same sided control of the body.
Cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) is produced by the Circle of Willis.
Inflammation of the peripheral nervous system is
How many ventricles are in the brain?
What is the main symptom of hydrocephalus?
Inflammation of the spinal cord is which type of spinal cord disorder?
Which cranial nerve is best described as controlling the muscles of speech and swallowing?
A neural tube defect that occurs during development in the womb that can result in damage to the lower spinal cord.
The olfactory cranial nerve is responsible for hearing and balance.
Anterior Cerebral Artery (ACA)
Anterior Communication Artery
Middle Cerebral Artery (MCA)
Posterior Cerebral Artery (PCA)
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