The cells of skeletal muscles are unbranched.
The cells of cardiac muscles are branched.
Intercalated disks are absent.
The cells are joined with one another by intercalated disks that help in coordination or synchronization of the heart beat.
Alternate light and dark bands are present.
Faint bands are present.
They are voluntary muscles.
They are involuntary muscles.
They contract rapidly and get fatigued in a short span of time.
They contract rapidly but do not get fatigued easily.