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Movement of molecules through the plasma membrane (typically opposite of osmosis or diffusion) aided by a process that requires energy
A larger vacuole that rests at the center of most plant cells and is filled with a solution that contains a high concentration of solutes
The motion of cytoplasm in a cell that results in coordinated movement of the cell's contents
A network of fibers that holds the cell together, helps the cell to keep its shape, and aids in movement
An organelle composed of an extensive network of folded membrane that performs several tasks within a cell
The organelles where proteins and lipids are stored and then modified to suit the needs of the cell
A solution in which the concentration of solutes is greater than that of the cell that resides in the solution
A solution in which the concentration of solutes is less than that of the cell that resides in the solution
Threadlike proteins in the cell's cytoskeleton that are roughly twice as thick as microfilaments
A solution in which the concentration of solutes is essentially equal to that of the cell which resides in the solution
The organelle in animal cells responsible for hydrolysis reactions that break down proteins, polysaccharides, disaccharides, and some lipids
Movement of molecules through the plasma membrane according to the dictates of osmosis or diffusion
A lipid in which one of the fatty acid molecules has been replaced by a molecule that contains a phosphate group
The semipermeable membrane between the cell contents and either the cell wall or the cells surroundings
Vesicle that holds secretion products so that they can be transported to the plasma membrane and released
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