Smooth muscle is an involuntary non-striated muscle. It is divided into two
subgroups; the ... Smooth muscle cells known as myocytes, have a fusiform
shape and, like striated muscle, can tense and r...
Smooth muscle shape. Single, spindle shaped cells ... 2 types: Single unit muscle
- not all cells act together. Multiunit muscle - all cells; all or nothing response. ...
Fast oxidative. have a fast contraction velocity and are resistant to fatigue.
For example, muscle cells are called fibres; their cytoplasm is termed ... Three
types of muscle tissue are distinguished on the basis of structural, functional ...
Each cell has a somewhat cylindrical shape with one centrally-located, oval
There are three different types of muscle cells: skeletal, smooth, and cardiac. ...
Cardiac muscles are roughly quadrangular in shape and have a single central ...
There are two types of muscle based on the morphological classification system.
1. Striated. 2. ... Smooth muscle cells have a single centrally located nucleus.
Smooth muscle cells do not ... Shapes of skeletal muscles: 1. Parallel or fusiform:
Although skeletal muscle cells come in different shapes and sizes the main
structure of a ... A large strong muscle, such as thoses forming your Quadriceps
would have a large number of fibers within each bundle. ... Next - Muscle fibre
The functions of muscle tissues depend on the type of muscle tissues and their ...
a single skeletal muscle cell is long and approximately cylindrical in shape, with
many nuclei ... Each smooth muscle fiber has a single centrally located nucleus.
Jun 21, 2007 ... Skeletal muscle fibres are examined and the two broad types – fast twitch and
slow twitch are compared. ... Compared to skeletal muscle, smooth muscle cells
are small. They are spindle shaped and have no striations.
... have different jobs. In multicellular organisms, cells with the same type of job
often work together. ... Muscle cells have the right structure to contract easily.
Cells ... The membrane forms a fingerlike shape called a false foot. The
Mar 3, 2010 ... Compare muscle fiber types. Cardiac muscle · skeletal muscle. smooth muscle.
Smooth muscle ( (unlike skeletal muscle) consists of individual cells ... Each fiber
has so many nuclei that any random cross section typically displays at ... (about 3
-4µm) and consistent shape are unlike those most other cells.