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Development of the Nervous System

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14 questions
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  • Q1
    Which of the following weeks yields the greatest susceptibility to teratogenesis?
    Wks 3-8
    Wks 9-12
    Wks 13-14
    Wks 0-2
    30s
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  • Q2
    Which structure, formed in week 3 of the embryonic period, serves as the basis for the axial skeleton and eventually becomes the nucleus propulsus?
    Notochord
    Primitive pit
    Primitive node
    Trilaminar disc
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  • Q3
    Sclerotomes is the part of the somite that gives rise to all of the following except which?
    Tendons
    Cartilage
    Epidermis
    Bone
    30s
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  • Q4
    Damage to what trilaminar germ disc layers or part may result in CNS and/or PNS malformation?
    Ectoderm
    Mesoderm
    Epiderm
    Endoderm
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  • Q5
    Failure of the posterior neuropore to close may result in which condition?
    Neurulation
    Tethered cord
    Arnold-Chiari malformation
    Spina bifida
    30s
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  • Q6
    Differentiation of the neural tube into the basal plate eventually gives rise to all of the following except which?
    Hypothalamus
    Retina
    Basal nuclei
    Motor neurons
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  • Q7
    During the pre-embryonic period (0-2 wks) which structure attaches to the uterine wall?
    Epiblast
    Embryoblast
    Hypoblast
    Blastocyst
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  • Q8
    Which of the following cells is responsible for the formation of the ectoderm, mesoderm, and endoderm?
    Epithelial
    Hypoblast
    Hyperblast
    Epiblast
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  • Q9
    Parenchyma of the liver, epithelial lining of the urinary bladder, and epithelial lining of the tympanic cavity are all formed from which of the following structures?
    Ectoderm
    Endoderm
    Mesoderm
    Notochord
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  • Q10
    Which of the following may help prevent dysraphic effects?
    Vitamin C
    Folic Acid
    Increase protein intake
    Lactic Acid
    30s
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  • Q11
    A patient presenting with a form of spina bifida cystica that affects the meninges, spinal cord, and CSF would have which of the following conditions?
    Occulta
    Meningomyelocele
    Meningocele
    Arnold-Chiari Malformation
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  • Q12
    Damage to the basal plate as it develops may lead to issues with which of the following structures?
    Retina
    Cerebral Cortex
    Thalamus
    Basal Nuclei
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  • Q13
    Myeloschisis involves the inadequate closure of what structure?
    Arachnoid villi
    Anterior neuropore
    Posterior neuropore
    Cerebellar vermis herniation
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  • Q14
    Arnold-Chiari malformation can be characterized by all of the following EXCEPT which?
    Defect that involves the posterior neuropore
    Cerebellar vermis herniation
    May yield hydrocephaly
    May yield syringomyelia
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