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Are muscles controlled by the nervous system?
What is a synapse?
The gap where impulses pass from one neuron to the next.
What does NMJs stand for?
What is a motor unit?
Muscle fibres held together with a single motor neurone.
What is motor end plate?
The part of the sarcolemma of the muscle cell that is close to the synaptic end bulb.
Is the synaptic cleft the area around the axon terminal and sarcolemma?
No. Its the area between.
What do the synaptic end bulbs contain many of?
Do muscles contract and relax?
What are the three types of meurones?
Motor, sensory and relay neurones.
Do the filament move backward and forwards across each other?