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Nerve Muscle Physiology

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Myasthenia gravis is a disorder of:



A Neuromuscular junction

B Spinal cord

C Motor neuron

D Peripheral nerve

Ans. A Neuromuscular junction

Myasthenia gravis is a disorder of NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTION characterized by weakness and fatigability of skeletal muscles. The basic defect is a decrease in the number of available acetylcholine receptors (AChRs) at neuromuscular junctionsQ because of an antibody-mediated autoimmune attack.

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