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Medical Terminology

Unit 9 - Self Assessment - Nervous System

There are ___________ pairs of spinal nerves. 12, 8, 31, 42 31
Which of the follow diseases of the nervous system result in dementia in older people that progressively worsen until they can no longer take care of them selves? Brain aneurysm, Epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, stroke Alzheimer's disease
Which term denotes a type of "stroke"? a. ischemic, b. hemorrhagic, c. a only, d. both a and b. d. both a and b.
Abnormal bulging or ballooning of an artery; epilepsy, CVA, TIA, aneurysm aneurysm
The brain's meninges, or protective coverings, include: select one; Pia mater and dura mater, Arachnoid and pia mater, Dura mater only, Pia mater, arachnoid and dura mater. Pia mater, arachnoid, and dura mater
This part of the brain controls unconscious actions; Medulla oblongata, cerebellum, cerebrum, hypothalmus cerebellum
Which of the following brain disorders results in recurring seizures and is controlled primarily by medications; Parkinson's disease, Epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, Transient ischemic attacks (TIA's) Epilepsy
Identify the part of the brain that is divided into two major hemispheres: Cerebrum, Cerebellum, Ventricles, Hypothalmus Cerebrum
Paralysis of the lower extremities; paraplegia, quadriplegia, hypoparesis, hyperparesis paraplegia
Identify the condition that results in the temporary paralysis of the muscles on one side of the face, causing the inability to close the eye and the drooping of one side of the mouth. Bell's Palsy, Peripheral neuropathy, Neurofibromatotis, Bell's Palsly
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