Definition of Muscle Tissue

Tissue responsible for the body movements and the shape and size changes of interna organs. Muscle tissue is composed of specialized contractile cells. There are two types of muscle tissue recognized:striated and smooth muscle. The striated muscle tissue is further subdivided into skeletal, visceral striated, and cardiac muscle.

Muscle Tissue is from the group

Soft Tissue

Other Names for Muscle Tissue

Muscle Tissue
Muscle

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