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5 Matching questions

  1. apraxia
  2. ischemia
  3. dendrite
  4. Paracrine
  5. Embolism
  1. a Hormones released that interact with nearby cells or cells on the same organ
  2. b deficit in the motor programming of articulatory movements in the absence of muscular weakness or paralysis
  3. c decreased blood flow
  4. d branches of neuron, transmits information into the cell
  5. e Occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. infestation with lice
  2. fluid which "bathes" the brain, acts as a cushion and brings nutrients and removes waster from the brain tissue
  3. internal inspection of a joint with a scope
  4. A peptide hormone secreted by cardiac atrial cells in response to atrial distension (increased blood flow); causes increased renal sodium excretion and as such lowers blood pressure (antagonizing aldosterone).
  5. area in the frontal lobe which is important for planning and initiating higher level thinking

5 True/False questions

  1. Cushings DiseaseHigh levels of glucocorticoids ->over production of cortisol by the adrenal gland (possible over secretion of ACTH). ________ would cause this.
    Medication to reduce production or surgery / radiation


  2. Coticobulbar tract-control muscles of the face, tongue, pharynx,larynx, trapezius and SCM; originates in the cerebral cortex and synapses on cranial nerve nuclei in the brainstem; crosses in brainstem


  3. spasticWhat is the symptom described as increased muscle tone?


  4. frontal lobe1/4 of the cortex, biggest lobe of the brain, bounded posteriorly by central suclus, contains Broca's area


  5. stratum lucidum
    a layer of the epidermis found only in the thick skin of the fingers, palms, and soles