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Cell Unit Review

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Mitosis
the division into two new cells.
Cell Membrane
thin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters and leaves the cell. Found in both plant and animal cells
Cell Wall
A stiff outer layer that helps a plant keep its shape. Found only in a plant cell
Cytoplasm
Jelly like material that fills most of a cell. Found in both plant and animal cells.
Nucleus
a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction. Controls cell's activities. Found in both plant and animal cells.
Chromosomes
Structures in the cells nucleus. Contain DNA- your genetic make-up.
Chloroplasts
The green part in plant cells that traps and uses light energy (sunshine)
Vaculoe
a cell part that stores water and nutrients
Interphase
Cell is at rest
Prophase
chromosomes make copies
Metaphase
Chromosomes line up
Anaphase
Chromosomes start to split
Telophase
Cell membrane begins to pinch in.
Daughter cells
Name given to two new identical cells.
Cell
Basic unit of all living things
Tissue
A group of the same type of cells that carry out the same job
Organ
A group of the Different tissues working together
System
A group of organs that carry out the same job
organism
All systems working together
Cell Theory
All living things are made of cells.
Cells are the basic unit of structure for all living things.
Cells come from other living things.
Redi
found that life only comes from matter that is living