Category Archives: Animal Physiology

Avian Respiration

Internal Anatomy of chicken: The avian respiratory system delivers oxygen from the air to the tissues and also removes carbon dioxide. In addition, the respiratory system plays an important role in thermoregulation (maintaining normal body temperature). The avian respiratory system … Continue reading

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Sliding filament theory

An impulse travels down the axon and enters the muscle at the neurpmuscular junction causing voltage regulated calcium channels in the axon membrane to open.  Calcium ions from the extracellular fluid flow in to the axon terminal. this causes synaptic … Continue reading

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