Review of Muscle Tissue
Composed of large serrated fibres which may vary in thickness and length (up to 30cm in length) depending on the part of the body they are situated in and the muscle’s function. It has a very rich blood supply.
A muscle is made up of thousands of muscle fibres. Each fibre is enclosed in a connective tissue sheath (endomysium).
The single cells are bound together in bundles (fascicule) and enclosed in a connective tissue sheath (perimysium).
All the bundles are enclosed in a connective tissue sheath (epimysium).