How many muscles are found in the human body?

Human body has three different types of muscles. They include:

  1. Skeletal muscle
  2. Smooth muscle
  3. Cardiac muscle
  • Skeletal muscles are attached to your bones via tendons . Each muscle consists of thousands of muscle fibres that are bundled together. Skeletal muscle is predominantly involved in movement.
  • Smooth muscle can be found in many organ systems of your body which is involuntary
  • Cardiac muscle is found in heart. The myocardium is one of the three layers of tissue in your heart. It’s located between the inner lining of the heart (endocardium) and the protective sac that surrounds your heart

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