Crossword Answers – Autumn 2021

How did you get on with the Neurology-themed crossword in the Autumn edition of The Ralpher? Check out the answers below…


5. Epilepsy with no known cause, Idiopathic
9. A chronic condition that causes repeated seizures, Epilepsy
10. Build-up of excess cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain, Hydrocephalus
11. What is the largest part of the brain? Cerebrum
12. Viral cause of inflammatory CNS disease in dogs, Distemper
13. Breeds of dogs who characteristically have disproportionately short and curved limbs, Chondrodystrophic


1. Inflammation of the brain, Encephalitis
2. Inflammation of the muscle, Myositis
3. Type of scan that uses strong magnetic fields and radio waves, MRI
4. ——- syndrome, the common term for cervical spondylomyelopathy, Wobbler
6. Dome-shaped bone of skull, Cranium
7. Long-bodied dog susceptible to IVDD, Dachshund
8. Diagnostic technique involving injectable dye and spinal X-rays, Myelography