Muscle cells belong to one of three types: skeletal, cardiac or smooth muscle, according to InnerBody. All muscles cells are essential in allowing movement of the body and its organs. More »

Smooth muscle cells have the same organelles as other eukaryotic cells. The only difference between smooth muscle cells and other eukaryotic cell types is that smooth muscle cells contain many more mitochondria. More »

Bundles of individual muscle cells are known as fascicles. They are covered by a connective tissue sheath known as the perimysium. Fascicles bundle together to form large muscle groups. More »

The three types of muscle tissue include smooth muscle, cardiac muscle and skeletal muscle. Each type of muscle has a specific function in the human body. More »

Another name for visceral muscle is smooth muscle, according to Inner Body. Unlike skeletal muscle, which is controlled voluntarily and enables the body to move, visceral muscle acts involuntarily to facilitate movement ... More »

InnerBody explains that the flexor digitorum profundus muscle flexes the fingers. This muscle, located in the forearm, is classified as a hand muscle since it provides hand functionality. Healthline shows that it starts ... More » Science Human Anatomy Muscles

According to J. Stein Carter, Professor Emeritus at the University of Cincinnati, Clermont, skeletal, cardiac and smooth muscle tissues differ in terms of structure, function and location. Additionally, the way in which ... More »