Question 1 Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) causes degeneration of which part of the spinal cord?

Question 1 Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) causes degeneration of which part of the spinal cord?

Question 1  Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) causes degeneration of which part of the spinal cord?

Motor neurons

Cerebrospinal fluid

Interspinous ligament

Meninges

QUESTION 2 Which of the following is described as an enlargement of the thyroid gland?

Tetany

Gigantism

Syncope

Goiter

Question 3  Which of the following results from hypersecretion of thyroid hormones?

Graves disease

Gigantism

Myxedema

Thyrotoxicosis

Question 4 Which of the following is the medical term for fainting?

Syncope

Seizure

Coma

Concussion

Question 5  Which of the following is caused by a Herpes zoster virus of a nerve root?

Subdural hematoma

Spinal bifida

Syncope

Shingles

Question 6        Match each abbreviation on the left with its definition on the right. LP                              A.  multiple sclerosis

MS                            B.  diabetes mellitus

PNS                          C.  prolactin

EEG                          D.  antidiuretic hormone

SCI                            E.  spinal cord injury

FSH                          F.  follicle-stimulating hormone

PRL                          G.  thyroid-stimulating hormone

DM                           H.  peripheral nervous system

ADH                         I.  electroencephalogram

TSH                           J.  lumbar puncture

Question 7        Match each term associated with the nervous and endocrine systems on the left with its corresponding definition on the right.

Anticonvulsant

computed tomograph

cerebrospinal fluids analysis

corticosteroids

blood serum test

hormone replacement therapy

A.  Diagnostic imaging technique that produces a cross-sectional view of the body   B.  Laboratory examination of clear, watery, colorless fluid from within the brain and spinal cord

C.  Medication that reduces excitability of neurons and prevents uncontrolled neuron activity associated with seizures

D.  Hormones secreted by the adrenal cortex that have strong anti-inflammatory action

E.  Used for people with hyposecretion disorders

F.  Measures the level of substances such as hormones in the bloodstream

 
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