The Histology Guide

Question 1: Is skeletal muscle voluntary or involuntary?


Question 2: Which muscles (skeletal, smooth or cardiac) lack cross-striations?


Question 3: Are cardiac muscle cells branched or unbranched?


Question 4: What do the intercalated discs of cardiac muscle contain?


Question 5: Is calcium stored in the sarcoplasmic reticulum or the T-tubules of skeletal muscle


Question 6: What are the quiescent cells, which regenerate skeletal muscle called?


Question 7: What type of junction or junctions are present between smooth muscle cells?


Question 8: Are skeletal muscle cells mono-nucleate or multi-nucleated?


Question 9: What is the dense connective tissue sheath that surrounds skeletal muscles called?


Question 10: Which structures, or 'lines' mark the boundaries of muscle sarcomeres?


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