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Week seven multiple choice A&P

Part of the brain responsible for coordinating muscle movements and maintaining balance Cerebellum
Pertaining to muscles and nerves Myoneural
Neurotransmitter Acetylcholine
Part of the nerve cell that first receives the nervous impulse is the Dendrite
Elevated portions of the cerebral cortex are called Gyri
Burning sensation of pain Causalgia
A network of interlacing nerve fibers in the peripheral nervous system Plexus
Portion of the brain that controls the pituitary gland, water balance and body temperature Hypothalamus
Glial cells Astrocytes
Space between nerve cells is called the Synapse
Part of the brain that controls breathing, heartbeat and the size of blood vessels Medulla oblongata
Inability to speak Aphasia
Collection of spinal nerves below the end of the spinal cord Cauda equina (horses tail)
X-ray record of the spinal cord Myelogram
Collection of blood within the meningeal layers Subdural hematoma
Abnormal sensation of tingling or prickling Paresthesia
Inflammation of the spinal nerve root Radiculitis
A highly malignant brain tumor Glioblastoma
Paralysis of four extremities Quadriplegia
Cerebral aneurysm, thrombosis or hemorrhage can be the cause of Cerebrovascular accident
Fainting Syncope
Spina bifida is associated with Meningomyelocele
Parkinson's disease is characterized by Shuffling gait
Disorder of reading, writing and learning is Dyslexia
Condition of no nervous sensation Anesthesia
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