Histology - Striated skeletal muscle


This is a section of striated skeletal muscle tissue from one of the skeletal muscles. Skeletal muscle tissue is the most prevalent tissue in the body, comprising approximately 50% of the body's mass. It is characterized by long, cylindrical fibers that have a striped appearance, and the fibers consist of peripherally located multiple nuclei. It is the major contractile tissue of the body that is responsible for producing motion, stabilizing the skeleton, and generating heat.

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