The Neuromuscular Junction - Medicine BM5 NLM1

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1. True or false: An action potential in the motor neuron will always result in a muscle contraction?

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  • True
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  • False
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2. What is an end-plate potential?

  • Depolarization of the motor end plate
  • Repolarization of the motor end plate
  • Depolarization of the post-synaptic terminal
  • Repolarization of the post-synaptic terminal

3. What is the NMJ?

  • The point at which acetylcholine interacts with nicotinic type 1 receptors
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  • The point at which neuronal activity is transduced into movement
  • The point at which electrical activity is passed into neurons from muscles

4. What provides the final output pathway from the spinal cord to the effector?

  • Sensory neuron
  • Upper motor neuron
  • Lower motor neuron
  • Afferent neuron

5. What is another name for a LMN?

  • Gamma motor neuron
  • Alpha motor neuron
  • Beta motor neuron
  • Delta motor neuron

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