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Peter J. Russell + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305389892
Textbook Problem

What three types of muscle tissue produce movements in the body?

Summary Introduction

To review:

The three types of muscle tissue that produce body movements.

Introduction:

Muscles help in the movement of body parts and maintaining the body posture. They are classified into three types namely, skeletal, cardiac and smooth muscle. They are differentiated on the basis of structure, functions, and their locations.

Explanation

The features of the different muscles are listed below:

Features Skeletal muscles Smooth muscles Cardiac muscles
Shape Striped and striated. Plain, unstriped, and spindle-shaped. Intermediate type. Like skeletal muscles, they are striated but they have uninuclear cells like smooth muscles.
Organization Long and cylindrical Cells are arranged parallel to each other. Wide branched chain of cells...

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