Fiber

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Fiber

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Regarding the muscle spindles, the absence of weight discharge is known to be able to reduce the cross-section area of the intrafusal fibers, decrease the diameter of the equatorial region and fragment the nerve endings (Zhu et al., 2008).
Effect of hindlimb unloading on resting intracellular calcium in intrafusal fibers and ramp-and-hold stretches evoked responsiveness of soleus muscle spindles in conscious rats.
C and D: Note the peripheral nuclei (white arrows), muscle spindle capsule (thick arrows), intrafusal fibers (arrow heads) and capillaries (thin arrows).