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Unformatted text preview: 7. also contain intermediate filaments B. Difference in Contraction 1. intermediate filaments attach to dense bodies 2. as muscle cell contracts, twists like corkscrew 3. caveolae- like T tubules of skeletal muscle C. Two Kinds of Smooth Muscle 1. visceral (single unit) muscle a. small arteries and veins b. viscera - stomach, intestines, uterus, bladder c. continuous network with gap junctions d. action spreads from one cell to another 2. multiunit muscle a. each fiber (cell) has it own nerve ending b. no gap junctions c. large arteries, large airways, arrector pili...
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2012 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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