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(Science: neurology, physiology) A muscle, nerve or centre that effects or produces movement.


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Muscle Fiber Types are FICTIONAL, or is it not?

... being cut and put under microscope? Muscle fibers will not look the same for sure (size, color, etc), because of their different capacity of motor neurons, mitochondria and capillaries, etc. But does this give a right to separate muscle fibers into types? As we know: If muscle is stimulated ...

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by GPiklaov
Thu May 16, 2013 2:31 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Muscle Fiber Types are FICTIONAL, or is it not?
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Certain toxins are capable of blocking the Ach receptors wit

Certain toxins are capable of blocking the Ach receptors within a motor end plate. Explain the health consequences of a heavy exposure to this type of toxin

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by slonce1502
Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:59 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Certain toxins are capable of blocking the Ach receptors wit
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When do grid cells fire?

... First, how are grid cells structured (many or few dendrite, long or short dendrite/axon, etc..)? Also, it wasn't clear if,say, someone with no motor input would trigger these cells. For instance, if you were in a motorized wheel chair with a blindfold on. If the grid cells still fired then, ...

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by erickulcyk
Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:06 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When do grid cells fire?
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"Compendium of all muscle data" text resouce?

... Shape -Type of Shape (i.e., fusiform, pennate, bipennate, multipennate, convergent, parrellel etc) -Typical Angle(s) of pennation (if applicable) Motor Unit - Innervation location in spinal cord - Typical # of motor neuron innervations - Typical # of proprioceptors in muscle Muscle Composition/Size/Function ...

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by aj415
Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:33 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: "Compendium of all muscle data" text resouce?
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Re: Exercises for better coordination/dexterity in lab?

... a lot more proficient now that I'm doing it hours a day, every day. If I were to recommend something off of the top of my head, practice fine-motor tasks. Try writing in cursive for a week straight or something, or balancing something on your palm for a few minutes per day to steady your hand.

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by PsycoCarrot
Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:15 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Exercises for better coordination/dexterity in lab?
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