Types of muscular tissue • Figure 3.26
There are three types of muscular tissue: skeletal, smooth, and cardiac.
Skeletal
muscle
fiber (cell)
Nucleus
Striations
Skeletal muscle fiber
Longitudinal section of
W
400x
skeletal muscle tissue
Smooth muscle
fiber (cell)
Nucleus of
smooth
muscle fiber
500x
Smooth muscle fiber
Longitudinal section
of smooth muscle tissue
Heart
Longitudinal section of
500x
cardiac muscle tissue
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Cells and Tissues
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