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Cell Organelle

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Cell Membrane
Controls what enters and leaves the cell
Cytoplasm
Holds all organelles in place
Cell Wall
Provides structural support in plants
Nuclear Membrane
Controls what enters and leaves the nucleus
Nucleus
Control center of the cell
Nucleolus
Information center for the cell and produces ribosomes
Chromosomes/Chromatin
Contain the hereditary information
Ribosome
Site of protein synthesis
Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum
Transportation system that helps transport lipids
Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum
Transportation system that helps transport proteins
Centriole
Helps with cell division
Golgi Apparatus
Stores, modifies, and packages proteins
Lysosome
Contains digestive enzymes to help get rid of waste
Vacuole
Storage container for water, food, enzymes, wastes, etc.
Chloroplast
Site of photosynthesis
Mitochondria
Powerhouse of the cell
Cilia
Short-hair like structure that helps move the cell
Flagella
Long-tail like structure that helps move the cell