12 terms

The Parts of Animal + Plant Cell

Parts of the cells
Organelles (both)
tiny cell structures that carry out specific functions within the cell
Cell wall (Plant)
Protects and supports plant cell but materials can pass through
Cell Membrane (both)
controls what comes into and out of cell
control center of cell: contains the nuclear envelpoe, chromation and nucleus
clear, gel-like fluid between cell membrane and nucleus that surrounds the organelles
converts energy into food molicules to energy for cell
aka "powerhouse"
Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) (both)
passageway that carries protein and other materials from one part of the cell to the other
small, grain-like bodies, factories that produce proteins
Golgi Bodies(both)
recive materials, package them and distribute them to other parts of the cell aka "mailroom"
capture energy from sunlight and use it to produce food
storage area: can store food, waste and other materials
small, round structures: contain chemicals that breakdown materials aka "cleanup crew"

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