Comparative Physiology of the Nervous Control of Muscular Contraction

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INDEX
A-band, 124
α-inhibition, 95
absolute refractory period, 45
acetylcholine, 58, 62, 64, 72, 75, 78, 113, 116
Acridium, 28
action potential, 45, 46, 51, 56, et passim
ionic theory of, 46
local circuits in propagation of, 55, 59
active potassium uptake, 36
active transport of ions, 33, 39
adductor muscle (of mollusc), 12, 85
adrenalin, 116
Aeschana, 11 (fig. 2)
ammonium compounds, quaternary, 53
Amphioxus, 20
anion deficit, 33
Anodonta, 12, 79, 82
antagonistic pairs, 2, 105, 109
Aphrodite, 75
Arenicola, 75, 117
artificial end-plate potential, 63
Ascaris, 6, 7 (fig. 1)
Ascidia, 74
Astropecten, 11 (fig. 2), 15
atropine, 113
attenuation of junction potential, 94
Aurellia, 3, 4, 69
β-inhibition, 95
basement membrane, 3, 6
Bernstein hypothesis, 35, 46
Beroë, 4
Blepharipoda, 92
Boltenia, 19
Branchiomma, 19
Calliactis, 3, 70, 71 (fig. 13)
Cambarus, 90 (fig. 15), 93 (fig. 17), 97
capacitance of membrane, 30, 40 43
Carausius, 100
Carcinus, 34, 36, 52, 55 (fig. 10), 89, 91, 94, 96
catch mechanism, 79
cation deficiency, 34
Cavia, 114
chemical hypothesis of neuromuscular transmission, 58
choline substituted for sodium, 50, 52, 98
cholinergic mechanism, 75, 78
cholinesterase, 58, 65
Ciona, 19
click mechanism, 107
cocaine, 113
coelomyarian condition, 8
compliance, 107
contracture, 45, 85
coupling mechanism, 124
Cucumaria, 14, 15, 71 (fig. 13), 78
curare, 57, 58, 59, 72, 78
Cyanea, 69
Cyclochila, 7 (fig. 1)
Decremental nerve conduction (in networks), 71, 82
demarcation potential, 27
Dendrocoelum, 6, 11 (fig. 2)
depolarization plateau, 104, 111
diffusion potential, 33
distributed end-plates, 96, 105
Donnan equilibrium, 33, 36
double motor innervation, 14, 17, 73, 84, 85, 88
Doyère cones, 18
Dytiscus, 100
Echinosacutus, 14
electrical theory of transmission, 66
end-plate, 22
key points in, 64
end-plate potential, 59, 60
artificial, 63
distributed, 96, 105
Eriocheir, 36
eserine, 58, 75
Eupagurus, 90, 93, 94
Eupocamis, 3
evolution of myoneural apparatus and mechanism, 119
exchange diffusion, 39

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