fasciculation potential

fasciculation potential

[fə‚sik·yə′lā·shən pə‚ten·chəl]
(physiology)
An action potential which is quantitatively comparable to that of a motor unit and which represents spontaneous contraction of a bundle of muscle fibers.
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Initial electromyography (EMG) of the bilateral lower limbs and left upper limb revealed insertional abnormalities in the form of positive sharp waves, resting fasciculation potentials, and some fibrillation potentials.