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Cells

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cell theory
all living things are composed of cells; cells are the basis unit of living organisms; cells come from existing cells
Robert Hooke
studied plant cells; named them "cells"
Leeuwenhoek
studied animal cells; first to observe living cells
cell
the smallest unit of matter that can carry on life processes
organelles
internal cell structures that perform a specific function
eukaryotes
"true" cells having a nucleus and membrane bound organelles
prokaryotes
primitive cells lacking a membrane bound nucleus and organelles