The Neuromuscular Junction - Medicine BM5 NLM1

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1. True or false: increasing the frequency of stimuli will result in summation of the EPP and increased tension in the muscle?

  • 1918
  • False
  • True
  • Pass
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2. Which of the following features allow the post-synaptic terminal to be an effective site of neurotransmitter reception?

  • Complex junctional folds, large surface area & lots of receptors
  • Simple junctional folds, large surface area & lots of receptors
  • Complex junctional folds, small surface area & lots of receptors
  • Complex junctional folds, large surface area & few receptors

3. What type of matter is contained within the dorsal horn?

  • Grey matter
  • White matter
  • Black matter
  • No matter what they tell us

4. What is a motor unit?

  • A group of up to ten motor end plates
  • A group of muscle fibres innervated by a single motor neuron
  • A group of up to ten sarcomeres
  • A single muscle fibre

5. Denervation is usually associated with what?

  • Lesion of a lower motor neuron
  • Lesion of an upper motor neuron
  • Lesion of a sensory neuron
  • Breakdown of a sensory synapse

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