Compare and contrast skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle tissue relative to structure, body location, and specific function.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 15, 2022, 5:45 pm ad1c9bdddf
Muscles can be categorized as skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle.
Skeletal muscle is striated (it looks striated, or striped, under a microscope because the actin and myosin of the muscle is arranged in distinct sarcomeres). Besides being striated, the muscle fibers are elongated and multi-nucleated. They usually attach to bone and are usually voluntary. They are part of the body wall, as opposed to in the viscera, and are innervated accordingly ...
This solution discusses different kinds of muscle.