endplate potential


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endplate potential

The depolarization of the MOTOR ENDPLATE by acetylcholine that triggers the action potential and hence the contraction of the muscle fibre.
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endplate potential

see ENDPLATE, MOTOR.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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