Questions for Nerve Lab

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Questions for Nerve Lab 1. The nerve used in this experiment this week is named the ________________ nerve. 2. The nerve contains a large number of axons; therefore the action potential measured is not from a single axon but the sum of the action potentials from many axons; the action potential measure is therefore called the _______________ action potential. 3. Conduction velocity is determined as ____________ divided by _____________. 4. The stimulus that evokes an action potential from all the axons in the nerve is known as the _____________________ stimulus. 5. To make the recording, the nerve is placed across a series of wires in a box. Two of these electrodes are used for _____________________ and two are used for _______________________. 6. To convert the biphasic compound action potential from one having two phases to one having only a single phase one must __________________ the nerve between the two recording electrodes.
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