a single-celled organism
an organism composed of many cells
a group of organs that work together to perform a major function
a group of different kinds of tissues that work together
a group of similar cells that work together to perform a specific function
the basic unit of structure and function in all living organisms
All living things are composed of cells.
Cells are the basic unit of structure and function in living things.
All cells are produced from other cells.
carry out specific functions within the cell
controls what enters and leaves the cell
helps to protect and support a plant cell only
the cell's control center; contains DNA
genetic information in chromatin in the cell's nucleus that directs the cell's activities
gel-like fluid between the cell membrane and the nucleus
convert energy from food molecules into energy the cell can use to carry out its functions
carries proteins and other materials from one part of the cell to another
produce proteins from DNA copies
receives proteins from the ER, packages them, and sends them out to other parts of the cell
capture energy from sunlight and use it to produce food in a plant cell only
vacuole (animal cell)
stores materials in an animal cell
vacuole (plant cell)
stores water and helps to provide structure in a plant cell
contain chemicals that break down food into smaller parts and break down old cell parts for recycling
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