How is the cardiac muscle different from the skeletal muscle in terms of function?

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Cardiac muscle is different from skeleton muscle since skeletal muscle is controlled by the somatic nervous system, which is so powerful, unlike cardiac muscle which is involuntarily controlled. In addition, cardiac muscle cells have only one or two nuclei, while the skeletal muscle cells are multi-nucleated.
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the cardiac muscle helps pump blood while the skeletal muscle helps suppurt the movement of your body.
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Skeletal muscle is a form of striated muscle
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Cardiac muscle, as well as smooth muscle, doesn't need the nervous system to initiate a contraction whereas skeletal muscle does. The autonomic nervous system's motor neurons have
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For one thing smooth and cardiac muscles are involuntary muscles and skeletal muscles are voluntary muscles. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muscles for more information. good luck
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