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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By concentric needle EMG, abundant fibrillation potentials and positive sharp waves, associated with sporadic fasciculation potentials and complex repetitive discharges with MUPs of increased amplitude, duration, and polyphasic aspect, were detected in tibialis anterior muscles.