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what results in the stimulation of the one neurone in a motor unit?
what does NMJ stand for?
name the two different types of filaments?
thick and thin
what are muscle spindles?
what name is given to the tiny gap as a nerve impulse passes from one to the other
each neuromuscular junction consists of what?
axon terminal of a motor neuron and motor end plate
what happens to the intrafusal cells when they detect a change in muscle length?
reflexively stimulate a muscle contraction
each synaptic end bulb contains many what?
the area between the axon terminal and the sarcolemma is called the?
the long processes of neurones are called?