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Action Potentials
MeSH HeadingAction Potentials
Tree NumberG04.580.100
Tree NumberG07.265.750.100
Tree NumberG11.561.570.100
Annotationdo not confuse with SYNAPTIC POTENTIALS see SYNAPTIC TRANSMISSION
Scope NoteAbrupt changes in the membrane potential that sweep along the CELL MEMBRANE of excitable cells in response to excitation stimuli.
Entry TermNerve Impulses
Entry TermSpike Potentials
See AlsoNeural Conduction
Allowable QualifiersDE ES GE IM PH RE
Previous Indexing Electrophysiology (1966)
History Note68(67)
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD000200


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Cell Physiological Phenomena [G04]
   Membrane Potentials [G04.580]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeAction Potentials [G04.580.100]
Membrane Potential, Mitochondrial [G04.580.550]
Synaptic Potentials [G04.580.887]  +

 
Physiological Phenomena [G07]
   Electrophysiological Phenomena [G07.265]
      Membrane Potentials [G07.265.750]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeAction Potentials [G07.265.750.100]
Membrane Potential, Mitochondrial [G07.265.750.550]
Myoelectric Complex, Migrating [G07.265.750.775]
Synaptic Potentials [G07.265.750.887]  +

 
Musculoskeletal and Neural Physiological Phenomena [G11]
   Nervous System Physiological Phenomena [G11.561]
      Membrane Potentials [G11.561.570]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeAction Potentials [G11.561.570.100]
Myoelectric Complex, Migrating [G11.561.570.837]
Synaptic Potentials [G11.561.570.918]  +

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