smallest organisms on earth, each of which is made up of only one cell
flexible structure that holds a cell together, forms a boundary between the cell and its enviornment, and helps control what enters and leaves the cell
structure of plants, algae, fungi, and many types of bacteria that supports and protects the cell membrane
gelatin like substance inside the cell membrane that contians water, chemicals, and cell parts
specialized cell parts that perform a cell's activities
the control center of the cell that contains the genes
balloonlike cell organelle in the cytoplasm that can store food, water, and other substances
cell organelles where cellular respiration takes place
process by which plants, algae, and many types of bacteria use sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide to make food and oxygen
green organelle in a plant's leaf cells where most photosynthesis takes place
group of similar cells that all do the same work
structure made of two or more different tissue types that work together to do a certain job
group of organs that work together to peform a certain task
basic units of all living things
are in the nucleus; contains DNA
Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)
the chemical conatined in chromosomes that determines which traits an organism will have
the movement of material from an area where molecules are crowded to an area where they are less crowded
Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER)
a system of tubes that processes and moves proteins within the cells
package and distribute proteins outside the cell
a tiny organelle that breaks down wastes
the process of cell division that results in two cells identical to the parent cell
a small, round structure that makes proteins for a cell
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