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Unlike skeletal muscle smooth muscle Mayer spontaneously contract when it is. What feature of smooth muscle allows it to stretch without immediately resulting in a strong contraction?

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Smooth muscle is a non-striated muscle, divided into two groups; single unit and multiunit smooth muscle. In single unit smooth muscle cell...

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