Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 32, Skeletal, Muscular, and Integumentary Systems - Assessment - 32.2 The Muscular System - Understand Key Concepts - Page 942: 12



Work Step by Step

Option a. is incorrect. The thigh would consist of skeletal muscle, which can be long, are striated, and contain many nuclei. Option b. is incorrect. The stomach contains smooth muscle, which is not striated. Option c. is incorrect. The blood vessels also contain smooth muscle that is not striated. Option d. is correct. The heart contains cardiac muscle cells, which are small, striated, and have only one or two nuclei each.
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