Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321743261
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-326-8

Chapter 9 - Muscles and Muscle Tissue - Review Questions - Page 317: 7


(d) fused tetanus

Work Step by Step

Finally, as the stimulation frequency continues to increase, muscle tension increases until it reaches maximal tension. At this point all evidence of muscle relaxation disappears and the contractions fuse into a smooth, sustained contraction plateau called fused or complete tetanus (page 295).
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