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Cytoplasm
Entire contents of the cell inside the plasma membrane, excluding the nucleus.
Cytosol
Jelly-like substance in which the contents of the cell are suspended.
Emzyme
Substance, usually a protein, that speeds up (catalyzes) a biochemical reaction.
phospholipid
Lipid molecule with a hydrophilic (water-loving) head and two hydrophobic (water-hating) tails; makes up the cell membrane
Plasma Membrane
Lipid barrier that surrounds the cell; also known as the cell membrane
semipermeable
Allowing only certain materials to pass through; characteristic of the cell membrane.