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Nervous System Test

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Parkinson's disease is a degeneration of the nerves in the brain b/c of lack of dilantin false
short stroke-like incidents are called transient ischemic attacks true
CVA stands for cerebrevascular accident true
viral meningitis is caused by any several kinds of bacteria false
the epidural space is the space b/w the pia matter and the bones of the spinal cordt true
a neuron is a type of nerve cell
a brain contusion is bruising of the brain
the brainstem is made up of pons, midbrain, medulla oblongata
a myelogram is a x-ray of the spinal cord
another name for chronic seizure activity is epilepsy
a eeg is a record of electrical brain impulses
the central nervous system consists of brain and spinal cord
degenerative disease of the motor neurons leading to loss of muscular control and death lou gehrig's disease
the parietal lobe controls the senses
carry messages to and from the torso and extremities of the body is the spinal nerves
unctrollable lapses into a deep sleep is narcolepsy
anything that arouses a response is stimulus
mild and usually include a momentary disorentations is a petit mal seizures
the ability to transmit a signal is conductivity
an abnormally deep sleep with littel or no response to stimuli is coma
process sensory input from the skin, muscles, tendons, joints, eyes, nose, tongue and ears is somatic nervous system
More sever and include loss of consciousness, convulsions grand mal seizures
another name for fainting symcope
carry impulses from the brain cranial nerves
fluid on the brain hydrocephalus
Created by: tammyring