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Why do we call a striated muscle fibre as a syncytium?

Ncert solutions for Class 11th Biology Lab Manual Chapter 5 Exercise 5 Question 6


The straited mucles form nearly 50 percent of the entire body. The flesh in our body is made up of straited muscles.
so, we call straited muscles as a syncytium.Synncytium are multinucleated cells.
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Striated muscles are multi nucleated.....they coordinate to carry out a function, hence they are called as synctium
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