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Chapter 13 - Exam Name MULTIPLE CHOICE Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question 1 Select the combining

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Exam Name___________________________________ MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) Select the combining form that means "mind." 1) A) encephal/o B) esthesi/o C) psych/o D) crani/o 2) Which term is spelled correctly? 2) A) czyoor B) seizure C) seesure D) seasyour 3) The correct meaning of the root in the term cephalalgia is: 3) A) pertaining to. B) head. C) pain. D) brain. 4) An abnormal sensation of numbness and tingling caused by an injury to a nerve is known as: 4) A) paresthesia. B) neuralgia. C) neurasthenia. D) hyperesthesia. 5) The medical term for temporary loss of consciousness (fainting) is: 5) A) agnosia. B) dementia. C) syncope. D) vertigo. 6) The correct meaning of the word root in the term neuroma is: 6) A) condition. B) eye. C) tumor. D) nerve. 7) Choose the term with the correct spelling. 7) A) Allshimoor's B) Alzhighmer's C) Alzheimer's D) Allshimur's 8) The dilation of a blood vessel supplying the brain is known as: 8) A) cerebral atherosclerosis. B) cerebral aneurysm. C) cerebral thrombosis. D) cerebral embolism. 9) A patient presents to the Emergency Department complaining of numbness and weakness on his left side. The doctor believes this patient is experiencing a stroke (irreversible death of brain cells due to cut off blood supply to the brain). The correct abbreviation for this medical condition is: 9) A) CVA. B) CP. C) MRI. D) CAT. 10) The definition of encephalitis is: 10) A) softening of brain tissue. B) a floating blood clot in the brain. C) a brain tumor. D) inflammation of the brain. 11) The medical term for inflammation of the brain is: 11) A) meningitis. B) retinitis. C) keratitis. D) encephalitis. 12) An injury to the soft tissue of the brain resulting from a blow or violent shaking that results in altered mental function is called a: 12) A) neuroma. B) meningocele. C) concussion. D) myelogram. 13) The medical term for inflammation of the membrane covering the surface of the brain and spinal cord (inflammation of the meninges) is: 13) A) meningitis. B) keratitis. C) retinitis. D) encephalitis. 1
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14) The definition of myelitis is: 14) A) inflammation of a nerve. B) inflammation of the brain. C) inflammation of the spinal nerve roots. D) inflammation of the spinal cord. 15) This disease is caused by deterioration of the myelin sheath covering the axons within the brain. 15) A) Alzheimer's disease B) multiple sclerosis C) Parkinson's disease D) ´ Menière's disease 16) A chronic degenerative disease of the brain indicated by hand tremors, rigidity, and shuffling gait is known as: 16) A) Parkinson's disease. B) multiple sclerosis. C) amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
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This note was uploaded on 08/25/2009 for the course CLA 131 taught by Professor Wiener during the Summer '08 term at Kentucky.

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Chapter 13 - Exam Name MULTIPLE CHOICE Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question 1 Select the combining

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