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What are the types of muscle tissue?

What are the types of muscle tissue?

The 3 types of muscle tissue are cardiac, smooth, and skeletal.

What are 6 major types of muscles?


  • Comparison of types.
  • Skeletal muscle.
  • Smooth muscle.
  • Cardiac muscle.
  • Skeletal muscle.
  • Smooth muscle.
  • Cardiac muscle.

What is Class 9 muscle tissue?

Muscular Tissues. MUSCULAR TISSUES. It consists of elongated cells, which are also known as muscle fibres. It helps in movement of body structure. They contain special proteins called contractile proteins, which contract and relax to cause movement in the body.

What do all three types of muscle tissues have in common?

All three muscle tissues have some properties in common; they all exhibit a quality called excitability as their plasma membranes can change their electrical states (from polarized to depolarized) and send an electrical wave called an action potential along the entire length of the membrane.

What are muscular tissues?

Muscle tissue is composed of cells that have the special ability to shorten or contract in order to produce movement of the body parts. Muscle tissue can be categorized into skeletal muscle tissue, smooth muscle tissue, and cardiac muscle tissue.

How are the types of muscle tissue alike?

Cardiac and skeletal muscle are both striated in appearance, while smooth muscle is not. Both cardiac and smooth muscle are involuntary while skeletal muscle is voluntary.

What are the 4 functions of muscle tissue?

The five main functions of the muscular system are movement, support, protection, heat generation and blood circulation:

  • Movement. Skeletal muscles pull on the bones causing movements at the joints.
  • Support. Muscles of the body wall support the internal organs.
  • Protection.
  • Heat generation.
  • Blood circulation.

What are the types of muscles Class 11?

The muscular tissue is of three types:

  • Skeletal Muscle Tissue.
  • Smooth Muscle Tissue.
  • Cardiac Muscle Tissue.