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Nerve Muscle Physiology

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A traveling nerve impulse does not depolarize the area immediately behind it, because:



A It is hyperpolarized.

B It is refractory.

C It is not self — propogating

D The conduction is always orthodromic.

Ans. B It is refractory.

"Once initiated a moving impulse does not depolarize the area behind it to the firing level, because this area is refractory"Q

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