What kind of muscle are the cardiac muscle?
involuntary striated muscle
Cardiac which is involuntary and striated muscle tissue Involuntary The heart is composed of cardiac muscle tissue. This type of tissue contracts rhythmically without external stimulus. Each cell will have it's own pulse until it comes into contact with another cardiac muscle cell, then they will synchronize their movements with each other. Over all the heart automatically responds to your bodies need for increased oxygen by speeding up, then slowing back down as the need…
There is nothing really called 'cardiac smooth muscle'. Cardiac muscle is striated like skeletal muscle but it is not under your control like skeletal muscle is. It acts more like smooth muscle because of this reason. But we only use the terms smooth muscle, striated (skeletal) muscle or cardiac muscle.