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.
a neuroglial cell, in the shape of a star, in the brain. actin ... There are three types
of muscle in animal bodies: smooth, skeletal, and cardiac. ... Cardiac muscle cells
have striations, but, unlike the multinucleate skeletal cells, they have only one ...
For example, muscle cells are called fibres; their cytoplasm is termed ... Three
types of muscle tissue are distinguished on the basis of structural, functional and
locational differences: ... Each fibre is cylindrical in shape with blunt, rounded
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
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
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, ...
branched (sometimes described as Y-shaped), and have a single central nucleus
Diagram of the Structure of a Muscle Cell (also called a muscle fibre). ... These
two types of filament have different structures - as illustrated on the page about ...
Adults have a certain fixed number of muscle cells, approximately 602. ... There
are three types of muscle tissue—smooth, skeletal, and cardiac. ... Using energy
from cellular metabolic processes, the bridge changes shape and pulls at the thin