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Cell Structure and Organelles
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Control center of the cell. Contains DNA.
A provider of energy for a cell. It breaks down glucose for energy.
An organelle found in plant cells where photosynthesis occurs
Green pigment in chloroplasts that absorbs light energy used to carry out photosynthesis.
A thin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters and leaves the cell.
A rigid structure that surrounds the cell membrane that provides structure and support to the cell.
Cell organelle that stores materials such as water, food, and waste.
A watery fluid that surrounds everything inside a cell.
Cell organelles where proteins are made.
Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum
Carries protein and other materials from one part of the cell to another.
Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum
Assembles lipids and detoxifies the cell.
Cell organelle filled with enzymes needed to break down certain materials in the cell.
Basic unit of life.
A group of similar cells that perform the same function.
A collection of tissues that carry out a specialized function of the body.
Group of organs that work together to perform a specific function.
Describes a membrane that will allow some but not all materials to pass through it.
Organelle that packages cellular materials and transports them within the cell or out of the cell by using vesicles.
Cell organelle that aids in cell division in animal cells only.
A double layer of fat consisting of the hydrophilic head and the hydrophobic tail. It is what makes up the cell membrane.
A specialized structure in the nucleus that forms ribosomes.
Spindle like form of DNA. DNA is in this form in between rounds of cell division.
A coiled structure of DNA. DNA is in this form when the cell divides.
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