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Skeletal muscle performs many functions in the body, including locomotion, support, and heat generation. Unlike most cells in the human body, skeletal muscle cells are multinucleate (having more than one nucleus per cell).

Which of the following statements describes a circumstance that would produce a mature cell that had more than one nucleus?

A

Cytokinesis happens more often than mitosis.

B

Mitosis happens more often than cytokinesis.

C

Meiosis causes nuclear fission.

D

Meiosis produces four daughter cells.

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