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Orbeli effect

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Orbeli effect

The fatigue of a muscle stimulated by its nerve (i.e., indirectly) is reduced by concurrent stimulation of sympathetic fibres to the muscle; thought to be caused by norepinephrine diffusing from adrenergic fibres which innervate blood vessels in the muscle.