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fibrillation

Spontaneous firing of a single muscle fiber not visable to the naked eye, indicative of denervation or irritable (i.e. inflammatory) myopathy; seen electrographically as a brief action potential with initial positive (down) wave followed by negative (up) wave.

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Related Words

action potential ; denervation ; fiber ; inflammation ; myopathy