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nuclear enelopedouble membrane containing pores; surrounds nucleusnucleousa small nucleus in the big nucleus that stores the materials that is used to make ribosomes in the cytoplasmchromatinthe readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteinscell membranethin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters and leaves the cellcell wallstrong layer around the cell membrane in plants, algae, and some bacteriachloroplastorganelle found in cells of plants and some other organisms that captures the energy from sunlight and converts it into chemical energycytoskeletona microscopic network of actin filaments and microtubules in the cytoplasm of many living cells that gives the cell shape and coherenceciliashort, hair-like structures made of microtubules that enable movement of cells or movement of materials outside a cellsmooth endoplasic reticulumdoes not have ribosomes on surface, synthesize lipidscentriolestwo tiny structures located in the cytoplasm near the nuclear envelopemicrotubuleA hollow rod of tubulin protein in the cytoplasm of all eukaryotic cells and in cilia, flagella, and the cytoskeleton.phosholipidsare lipids with a phosphate group attached to themprokaryotea unicellular organism having cells lacking membrane-bound nucleieukaryotean organism with cells characteristic of all life forms except primitive microorganisms such as bacteriacontractilecapable of contracting or being contractedchlorophyllGreen pigment in plants that absorbs light energy used to carry out photosynthesis