What are the depolarization and repolarization of the heart?


The heart's cardiac action is a short lasting event where the interior and exterior of each cell rises and falls. When the cardiac cells are at rest, they are polarized, meaning no electrical activity is taking place. The muscle cells separate different concentration of ions to give it resting potential. The electrical impulses generate automatically by special cardiac cells. The cells will generate an electrical impulse that causes the ions to cross the membrane and cause the action potential, which is called depolarization. The ions moves across the cell through sodium potassium and calcium, causing contractions of the cardiac muscle.
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This is an interesting question, because there are two distinctly different areas of the heart that contract at different times. The SA node is on the wall of the right atrium, and
During depolarization Na channels are open. During repolarization K channels are open.
Depolarization is when the inside of the membrane
the pacemaker cells release neurotransmitter onto the contractile cells causing them to depolarize. the pacemaker cell does not stimulate the contractile cells. the electrical activity
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