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(Science: neurology, physiology) A neuron that connects functionally to a muscle fibre.

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Re: Muscle Contraction: Strength

... Important things: - a motor unit is either ON or OFF. There is no gradation of force produced by a motor unit by varying the level of motoneuron excitation -gradation of force output of a single motor unit is realized through rate coding -recruitment is the primary mechanism which ...

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by Nad
Tue Jul 15, 2008 11:06 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Muscle Contraction: Strength
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