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What are the two different types of filaments?
Thick filaments and thin filaments
What system contols the muscles?
What are the three types of neurones?
Motor neurones, sensory neurons and relay neurons
What is the specialized muscle cell called, that makes up each muscle spindle?
What is the stretch reflex?
When intrafusal cells stimulate a muscle contraction to prevent over-stretching
NMJ stands for Neuromuscular junctions, yes or no?
Is the area between the axon terminal and the sarcolemma called the synaptic cleft?
A neuromuscular junction is also known and referred to as myoneural junction, yes or no?
Stimulation of the one neurone of a motor unit results in simultaneous contraction of all the muscle cells in that motor unit, yes or no?
Larger, more powerful muscles, contain motor units of up to 2000 muscles cells each, yes or no?