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Cytology

Cell Organelles/diffusion
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organelles
the "small organs" found in cells
tissue
a group of CELLS that work together to perform a specific function
cell membrane
controls what goes in and out of cells to maintain HOMEOSTASIS
cells
building blocks of life
ribosomes
site of protein synthesis
cell wall
surrounds and supports plant cells; non-living structure that surrounds, made of the carbohydrate cellulose
organism
any living thing; a group of organ systems working together to perform a specific function
organ system
a group of ORGANS working together to perform a specific function
chloroplast
chlorophyll-containing structure found only in PLANT cells; site of photosynthesis
organ
a group of TISSUES working together to peform a specific function
mitochondria
site of cellular respiration; powerhouse of the cell
nucleus
control center of the cell. Contains chromosomes made of DNA