13 terms

Biology Ch1:2 Plant & animal cells

STUDY
PLAY
cell membrane
a thin layer that surrounds and holds a cell together
cytoplasm
a gel-like substance containing chemicals needed by the cell
nucleus
information and control center of the cell
Molecule
the smallest particle of a substance that has all the properties of the substance
ribosome
A protein builder of the cell
mitochondrion
An organelle that uses oxygen to break down food and release energy in chemical bonds
vacuole
stores substances such as food, water, & waste products
endoplasmic reticulum
A system of tubes that process and transport proteins within the cell
golgi body
Packages and distributes proteins outside the cell
cell wall
the outer part of the plant cell that provides structure to the cell
chloroplast
captures the light energy from the sun to make food
lysosome
breaks down substances
atom
the basic unit of matter