Muscle Lab - Questions for Nerve/Muscle Lab

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Questions for Nerve/Muscle Lab 1. To measure muscle force, the muscle is attached to a device called a ____________________ _ that reports a voltage proportional to the force to the A/D converter. 2. The tension response to a single stimulus of the nerve is known as a ____________________ . 3. A single motor neuron and all the muscle fibers that a neuron innervates is know as ____________________. 4. When examined under the microscope, the muscle contains alternating light and dark bands. The dark band is known as the ______ band. The light band is known as the ___________ band. 5. In the middle of the light band is a line known as the ___________ line. 6. The repeating unit from one line in one light band to the next line in the next light band is known as the ____________________. 7. The muscle contracts in response to stimulation of the nerve because the nerve terminals liberate a neurotransmitter known as ____________________, that binds to receptors in the muscle membrane, depolarizes the muscle membrane past threshold, causing it to generate ____________________
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2010 for the course BIO 206L taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Muscle Lab - Questions for Nerve/Muscle Lab

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