end-plate potential

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end-plate potential

[¦end ‚plāt ′pə′ten·chəl]
(neuroscience)
Depolarization of the postsynaptic membrane at the neuromuscular junction, mediated by acetylcholine, in response to action potentials arriving at the endings of presynaptic motor neurons.
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