Bacteria : Terminology

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Cell Membrane

REGULATES the PRODUCTS going into and out of the cell [Like a stop sign]

Mitochondria

POWER HOUSE OF THE CELL where proteins are broken down and site of respiratory activity

Nucleus

SITE OF HEREDITY MATERIAL that controls vital functions of the cell [RNA OR DNA]

Cytoplasm

SUBSTANCE OF THE SHAPE FOR CELLS that HOLDS STRUCTURES IN PLACE [FRAME]

Flagella

STRUCTURE of motility or MOVEMENT [sperm]

Capsule

SLIMY LAYER surrounding the cell that will PREVENT PHAGOCYTOSIS

Solute *

SUBSTANCE DISSOLVED in another substance

Solvent

DISSOLVING MEDUIM

Osmosis

MOVEMENT OF THE SOLVENT MOLECULES ACROSS a selectively permeable membrane FROM AN AREA OF LOWER SOLUTE concentration TO an area of HIGHER SOLUTE CONCENTRATION

Endospore

Resting structure FORMED INSIDE SOME BACTERIA

Sporulation

Process of SPORE and ENDOSPORE FORMATION

Binary Fission*

Prokaryotic cell reproduction by DIVISION INTO 2 DAUGHTER CELLS

Mitosis

EUKARYOTIC CELL REPRODUCTION in which CHROMOSOMES ARE DUPLICATED, FOLLOWED BY DIVISION OF THE CYTOPLASM OF THE CELL

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