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Cells

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cell membrane
controls what enters and leaves the cell
nucleus
control center of the cell
vacuole
stores food, water, minerals, and wastes
cytoplasm
gel-like substance inside the cell where the cell activities take place
mitochondria
converts food energy into a form of energy the cell can use
chromosomes
contain DNA and determines which traits an organism will have
cell wall
rigid, outer layer of a plant cell gives support and protection
chloroplast
organelle that captures the sunlight to make food for the plant
organelles
specialized cells inside the cell
tissue
group of similar cells that all do the same sort of work
organ
two or more tissues working together
organ system
group of organs working together to do a certain job
organism
organ systems working together to make up an individual
nuclear membrane
controls what goes in and out of the nucleus
nucleolus
produces ribosomes
rough ER
where the proteins are produced
smooth ER
produces and stores lipids
ribosome
produces proteins
golgi apparatus
sorts and transports proteins
lysosome
digests food, wastes, viruses, and bacteria inside the cell
chlorophyll
green colored matter that traps the sunlight to make the food
photosynthesis
food making process in plants
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