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Comparative Physiology- Renner Lecture 7

what term is used for the interaction of passive and active properties of the axon? conduction velocity
what can passive and active electrical properties of the axon be represented as? electrical circuits. Or equivalents.
what is a capacitor? two conductors separated by an insulator
what is the function of a capacitor? functions to store charge
potential across membrane is a function of _____________ stored on the membrane and the ________________ charge, capacitance
what function does the capacitance serve? decrease the rate of membrane potential changes when stimulated by a current
what is the function of a resistor? a channel that resists charge flow
axoplasm is a _____________, while the lipid bipolar layer is a ___________, and the extra cellular fluid is a _______________. conductor, insulator, conductor
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