absolute refractory period

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a: Absolute refractory period ~
b: mandated coffee break

What: "The absolute refractory period is like a mandated coffee break" The link is to an article called "Essential Analogies in Human Anatomy & Physiology." There are many listed in the paper.

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Writer: R. BRUCE SUNDRUD KRIS HUEFTLE
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Date: Oct 17 2013 5:10 PM



a: Absolute refractory period ~
b: a gun

What: "the absolute refractory period is like a gun. After you shoot it, you must reload it before you can shoot again. The charge dropping in the neuron is its way of reloading."

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Writer: Not Stated
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Date: Oct 17 2013 5:12 PM


Or Is It=0?

a: My absolute refractory period ~
b: 0

What: "LoBowk, all of the above, my absolute refractory period is like 0 right now."

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Writer: Lauren Bowker
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Date: Oct 17 2013 5:13 PM



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