What are "anatomical" differences between skeletal, smooth, and cardiac muscle?

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Dec 7, 2017

Answer:

Differences are many.

Explanation:

................SKELETAL............SMOOTH..................CARDIAC.......

  • attached to bones...........visceral organs................heart wall

  • structurally syncitial...........not syncitial.........functionally syncitiala

  • cell with many nuclei.......single nucleus............single nucleus

  • cell long cylindrical.......cell spindle like......cell branched flattened

  • cells striated......................non-striated.......................striated

  • ......no disc...........................no disc.............intercalated discs present

  • act voluntarily................act involuntarily...............act involuntarily

  • control by CNS......................by ANS.............by pacemaker& ANS

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