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Read the following statements.
  1. It is a contractile tissue present only in the heart.
  2. Cell junctions fuse the plasma membranes of these cells and make them stick together.
  3. Communication juntions at some fusion points allow the cells to contract as a unit, i.e., when one cell receives a signal to contract, its neighbours are also stimulated to contract.

Which of the following type of tissue is being described by the above statements ?

A. Skeletal muscle

B. Cardiac muscle

C. Smooth muscle

D. Cartilage