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Differentiate between striated, unstriated and cardiac muscles on the basis of their structure and site/location in the body.

 

Answer:

STRIATED MUSCLE

UNSTRIATED MUSCLE

CARDIAC MUSCLE

They are found in parts of the body that move by conscious will ; voluntary muscles

Example: limbs of the body

They are found in parts of the body that move without conscious will ; involuntary muscles

Example: Digestive system, respiratory system

They are found in the heart and moves without conscious will; involuntary muscles

Cells are cylindrical

Cells are spindle shaped

Cells are cylindrical

Cells are unbranched

Cells are unbranched

Cells are branched

They are striated muscles (they have dark and light bands when observed under the microscope)

They are unstriated muscles (they do not have dark and light bands when observed under the microscope)

They are striated muscles (they have dark and light bands when observed under the microscope)

They have multinucleate cells

They have uninucleate cells

They have uninucleate cells

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