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controls the cell


Makes ribosomes, maybe more than one in a cell, found in the nucleus.


traits a living thing will have, passes information from parent to offspring.

Cell Membrane

Gives the cell shape, holds the cytoplasm, and controls what moves into and out of the cell.


Jellylike material (cytosol and organelles), cell's chemical reactions take place there, mostly water and some chemicals.


Liquid-filled, may store food, water, minerals, or wastes, maybe more than one.


Produces energy when food is broken down, often called the "powerhouse of the cell".


where proteins are made, and often connected to the endoplasmic reticulum, cell may have thousands

Endoplasmic Reticulum

The "transportation system", connects the nuclear membrane with the cell membrane. Used in detoxification of the cell. "ER"


animal cells, cell reproduction to
help the chromosomes arrange before cell division.

Cell Wall

plant cells, forms a thick outer covering outside the cell membrane, gives the plant support and shape.


plant cells, in the cytoplasm of green plants cells, contain chlorophyll, traps the energy from light, and is where photosynthesis takes place.


digests food particles with enzymes, pinched of pieces
of golgi apparatus

Golgi apparatus

flat stacks, packages and secretes from

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