Compound Action Potential

Resource ID Posted Format
1684 December 8, 2008 Multimedia
McGill University Faculty of Medicine


This resource is an animation depicting the electrical recording of a compound action potential.


To be able to describe the components of a compound action potential and their physiological basis.


  • Compound, Action Potential (MeSH), Electrophysiology (MeSH), Synaptic Transmission (MeSH)

Instructional Methods

  • Independent Learning

Academic Focus

  • Basic Sciences
    • Physiology

Intended Audience

  • Professional School
    • Medical Student

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