Explain how the skeletal muscle cells are extremely long cells when compared to other cells in the body
Muscle cells, which are also referred to as myocytes, are long cells that allow for contraction. The human body cannot move without muscle cells. A comparison of skeletal muscle cells to other cells in the body is best understood within the framework of understanding the three different types of muscle tissue. There are three types of muscle tissue. Those types are skeletal, cardiac, and smooth. Skeletal muscle cells in particular, which form skeletal muscles, are very long and cylindrical. Due to its length and shape, a skeletal muscle cell is often also referred to as...
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