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Your question is a good one. The velocity of muscle contraction depends on the: Initial length of the muscle The Load on the muscle Source: Medical Physiology : a cellular and molecular approach by Walter F. Boron, Emile L. Boulpaep - 2nd ed. Page 248 From the above picture we can see that: The velocity of muscle contraction is not constant. Initially ...


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Mordake was a conjoined twin fused at the head (Fig. 1). Twins conjoined at the heads are rare, occurring only once in every 2.5 million live births. Moreover, in Mordake's case it was a parasitic twin head with an undeveloped body that was fused with his own head. This condition is referred to as craniopagus parasiticus, or ├ępicome / epicomus. Craniopagus ...


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The chlorine concentration in pools is +- 0,5 mg/L. + 0.002 mg/L will fatally damage the sensitive skin on tadpoles, frogs, salamanders and other amphibians. another source: Free chlorine (Cl2) is a greenish gas that is well known for its highly toxic properties as can be attested to by the thousands of soldiers that died and were severely ...


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Well, phagocytosis does not depend on opsonization, but it works better with it because the macrophages can detect the intruders more easily, but the secondary inmune response with IgG depends on the work of the APC cells, so let`s say a bacteria gets in your body for the first time, it can get phagocytated by a macrophage that will after present the parts ...


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The skin is a very richly innervated organ, and minor strange sensory phenomena are not exceedingly uncommon. The thing about sensory nerves is that they can misfire and you seem to feel something when there's nothing there. This actually happens all over our bodies all the time (mostly our brain blocks them out, like it blocks out background noises after a ...



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