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Absolute Refractory Period

An occurrence after a neuron has fired an impulse where the neurone cannot fire another pulse for a short time directly after, due to the nervous systems inability to work at an even faster rate (the absolute Refractory Period is fractions of a second).

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... greater and K+ is also greater 7. The _______ refractory period is the period after the peak of an action potential ... voltage-gated K+ channels are inactivated B. absolute; completely blocked; voltage-gated Na+ channels ...

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