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A&P 1 Lab 5 Cell Structure and Function

Study Questions for A&P I Lab 5 Cell Structure. Hole's Human A&P 12th ed
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Chromatin
Loosely coiled fibers containing protein and DNA within the nucleus of a cell.
Cytoplasm
Occupies space between cell membrane and nucleus.
Endoplasmic reticulum
Organelles composed of membrane-bound sacs, canals, and vesicles for tubular transport.
Gogli apparatus
Flattened membranous sacs that package a secretion.
Lysosome
Membranous sac that contains digestive enzymes.
Microtubule
Slender tubes that provide movement in cilia and flagella.
Mitochondrion
"Powerhouse of cell" Location of ATP production from digested food molecules.
Nuclear envelope
Separates nuclear contents from cytoplasm.
Nucleolus
Dense body of RNA within the nucleus.
Nucleus
Spherical organelle that contains chromatin and nucleolus.
Ribosome
Small RNA-containing particles for the synthesis of proteins.
Vesicle (vacuole)
Membranous sac formed by the pinching off of pieces of cell membrane.
What is the disadvantage of observing cells that are sliced into very thin sections?
Only nonliving cells can be observed; Only the sliced portion can be observed possibly leaving out other organelles.