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    Similarities and differences between 3 muscle types

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    A straightforward summary of the similarities and differences between smooth, cardiac, and skeletal (striated) muscles. A color-coded chart makes it easy to learn and remember the comparison between the three types of muscle.

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    Similarities and Differences between three muscle types

    Similarities in groups are highlighted in red
    Striated (skeletal) Smooth Cardiac
    Location and Function Attached to bones. Generally for movement/locomotion General in glands and organ. Secretion and peristalsis. Heart and vasculature. For creating heartbeat.
    Control Voluntary Involuntary Involuntary
    Striation Striated No striation Striated
    Nucleus More than one ...

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    A straightforward summary of the similariities and differences between smooth, cardiac, and skeletal (striated) muscles. A color-coded chart makes it easy to learn and remember the comparison between the three types of muscle.

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