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Question 1:
How do you write Vagus nerve in latin?
nervus cardiacus cervicalis superior
Nervus cutaneus hallucis lateralis
nervus vagus
nervus saccularis

Question 2: cranialnerves at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (________) (X)
Syracuse UniversityGeorgetown UniversityRutgers UniversityGeorgetown Hoyas

Question 3: The patient complains of hoarse voice, difficulty in swallowing (________) and choking when drinking fluid.
VomitingDiarrheaDysphagiaOropharyngeal dysphagia

Question 4: At this location Otto Loewi first proved that nerves secrete substances called ________ which have effects on receptors in target tissues.

Question 5: The medieval ________ word vagus means literally "Wandering" (the words vagrant, vagabond, and vague come from the same root).
LatinOld LatinRoman EmpireVulgar Latin

Question 6: The vagus nerve supplies motor parasympathetic fibers to all the organs except the suprarenal (________) glands, from the neck down to the second segment of the transverse colon.
Adrenal glandTesticleEndocrine systemThyroid

Question 7: [4] Patients with supraventricular tachycardia,[4] ________, and other illnesses may be trained to perform vagal maneuvers (or find one or more on their own).
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathyAtrial fibrillationMyocardial infarctionHeart failure

Question 8: ________ deviates away from the side of lesion and there is failure of palate elevation.
Head and neck anatomyPalatine uvulaTongueHuman pharynx

Question 9: Vagotomy is currently being researched as a less invasive alternative weight loss procedure to ________.
Human gastrointestinal tractGastrectomyBariatric surgeryGastric bypass surgery

Question 10: Specifically, the vagus nerve acts to lower the ________.
PulseBlood pressureHeart rateCirculatory system


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