Diagrammatically show the difference between the three types of muscle fibers.

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Smooth MuscleCardiac MuscleSkeletal Muscle
This type of muscle contains spindle-shaped, nonstriated, single nucleated fibers.It contains striated, branched, and uni-nucleated fibers.They are striated (with striations/horizontal lining), tubular and multinucleated in nature.
These fibers are present in the walls of internal organs.These are present in the walls of the heart.They are present as attachments with skeletons.
Smooth Muscles are involuntary in nature.Cardiac Muscle is involuntary in nature.Skeletal Muscles are voluntary in nature.

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