extrajunctional receptor

extrajunctional receptor

[¦ek·strə¦jənk·shən·əl ri′sep·tər]
(physiology)
An acetylcholine receptor which occurs randomly over a muscle fiber surface outside the area of the neuromuscular junction.
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