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Bacteria : Terminology

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Cell Membrane
REGULATES the PRODUCTS going into and out of the cell [Like a stop sign]
Mitochondria
POWER HOUSE OF THE CELL where proteins are broken down and site of respiratory activity
Nucleus
SITE OF HEREDITY MATERIAL that controls vital functions of the cell [RNA OR DNA]
Cytoplasm
SUBSTANCE OF THE SHAPE FOR CELLS that HOLDS STRUCTURES IN PLACE [FRAME]
Flagella
STRUCTURE of motility or MOVEMENT [sperm]
Capsule
SLIMY LAYER surrounding the cell that will PREVENT PHAGOCYTOSIS
Solute *
SUBSTANCE DISSOLVED in another substance
Solvent
DISSOLVING MEDUIM
Osmosis
MOVEMENT OF THE SOLVENT MOLECULES ACROSS a selectively permeable membrane FROM AN AREA OF LOWER SOLUTE concentration TO an area of HIGHER SOLUTE CONCENTRATION
Endospore
Resting structure FORMED INSIDE SOME BACTERIA
Sporulation
Process of SPORE and ENDOSPORE FORMATION
Binary Fission*
Prokaryotic cell reproduction by DIVISION INTO 2 DAUGHTER CELLS
Mitosis
EUKARYOTIC CELL REPRODUCTION in which CHROMOSOMES ARE DUPLICATED, FOLLOWED BY DIVISION OF THE CYTOPLASM OF THE CELL