INTRAFUSAL FIBER

A muscle fiber that is small, within each muscle spindle 2 to 12 are located within them. The intrafusal fibers are sensitive to muscle tension and stretching and the stretch receptors which they are connected to.

INTRAFUSAL FIBER: "Intrafusal Fiber compare extra-fusai, fiber and is a small muscle fiber"
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "INTRAFUSAL FIBER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/intrafusal-fiber/ (accessed December 6, 2019).
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