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The long processes of nurones are called?
What are muscle spindles?
Sensorimotor organs located within the skeletal muscle
What is a definition of muscle cells?
A single motor neurone together with all of the muscle finbres
Larger more powerful muscles such as your bicep brachii and the gastrocnemius can contain up to how many muscle cells?
The area between the axon terminal and the sarcolemma is called what?
What is the motor end plate?
The part of the sarcolemma of the muscle cell that is in the closest proximity to the synaptic bulb end
The swelling at the end of the axon terminal is called...
Synaptic bulb end
What is the nuerolmuscular junction also known as?
What is the stretch reflex for?
Prevent over stretching and muscle damage
Name the 3 types of nuerones?
Motor nuerones, sensory nuerones and relay nuerones