Animal Cell and Plant Cell Vocabulary

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cell membrane

a thin membrane around the cytoplasm of a cell

cytoplasm

the protoplasm of a cell excluding the nucleus

cell wall

a strong layer around the cell membrane in plants, algae, and some bacteria

organelles

small structures in the cytoplasm that do special jobs

nucleus

a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction

chloroplast

plastid containing chlorophyll and other pigments

mitochondrion

an organelle containing enzymes responsible for producing energy

ribosome

an organelle in the cytoplasm of a living cell

endoplasmic reticulum

an internal membrane system in which components of cell membrane and some proteins are constructed

golgi body

a net-like structure in the cytoplasm of animal cells (especially in those cells that produce secretions)

tissue

a part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function

organ

a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function

prokaryotic

having cells that lack membrane-bound nuclei

eukaryotic

having cells with 'good' or membrane-bound nuclei

cytoskeleton

a microscopic network of actin filaments and microtubules in the cytoplasm of many living cells that gives the cell shape and coherence

vesicle

A membrane bound sac that contains materials involved in transport of the cell.

vaculoes

a membrane-covered structure used for storage (water, food, and wastes)plants

lysosome

an organelle found in the cytoplasm of most cells (especially in leukocytes and liver and kidney cells)

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