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Kim Bengochea, Regis University, Denver. Muscle cells, commonly known as myocytes, are the cells that make up muscle tissue. There are 3 types of muscle cells in the human body; cardiac, skeletal, and smooth. Cardiac and skeletal myocytes are sometimes referred to as muscle fibers due to their long and fibrous shape.
Key facts about the muscle cells Cardiac muscle cell Rectangular in shape Single nucleus Cont … Skeletal muscle cell Cylindrical Striated Multinucleated Cont … Smooth muscle cell Spindle shaped Single central nucleus Ar …
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