Cell Structure and Function
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The basic unit of structure and function in living things.
Protects and supports the cell.
Store food and other materials needed by the cell.
Controls what enters and leaves the cell.
The control center of the cell.
Convert energy from food molecules to energy the cell can use.
Organelles that use energy from sunlight to produce food.
Produce proteins inside cells
Contain chemicals that break down food particles and old cell parts.
Organelles that package and deliver proteins.
Carries proteins and other materials from one part of the cell to another.
Movement of molecules from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration.
Diffusion of water through a selectively permeable membrane.
Refers to the movement of materials through the cell membrane without using the cell's energy.
Refers to movement of materials through the cell membrane when the cell's energy is required.
Refers to how sharp an image is.
Speed up chemical reactions.
A substance that cannot be broken down into a simpler substance.
Two or more elements chemically combined.