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A selectively permeable barrier that allows substances to move into the cell. Protects and supports a cell. Found in plant and animal cells
Rigid barrier that protects the plant cell. Found in a plant cell
Spherical or oval body containing the nucleolus and DNA. Control center of the cell.
Place inside the nucleus where ribosomes are made.
Small holes on the nuclear membrane which allow for molecules and ribosomes to move into the nucleus and out into the cytoplasm
Packaged DNA. Contains the genetic material to direct the activities in the cell
The liquid part of the cytoplasm
A thick gel-like material containing organelles found between the cell membrane and nuclear membrane
Powerhouse of the cell. Converts food molecules into cell energy.
Small organelles that contain chemical enzymes that break down food particles and worn out cell parts.
Receive, package and distribute proteins made by the ribosomes in the cell. The FedEx of the cell.
Site of protein synthesis in the cell
Small tubes that serve as part of the cytoskeleton of the cell
Small fiber involved with cell movement and structure in the cell.
Captures sunlight energy and makes food (glucose) for the cell
Passageways that carry proteins from one part of a cell to another
Found more in plant cells than animal cells - These are storage areas in the cell. Stores mainly water
Sets of microtubules involved in cell reproduction.
Serve as anchor points for the spindle fibers during cell division