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Caption: A graph of multiple impulse muscle twitch charting the stimulus, latent period, contraction, wave summation and relaxation. Should a second stimulus arrive before the period of relaxation has ended, a second, more powerful twitch, or contraction, occurs. This is called the summation of twitches, or wave summation. A muscle producing tension during rapid cycles of contraction and relaxation is said to be in incomplete tetanus.

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Keywords: action potential, contraction, incomplete tetanus, latent period, multiple impulse, muscle twitch phase, relaxation, stimulus, summation of twitches, wave summation

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Multiple impulse muscle twitch

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