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The basic unit of all living things, contains organelles.
Specialized structure that performs important cellular functions.
Strong, supporting layer around cell membrane. Only found in plant cells.
Thin, flexible barrier that surrounds cells and regulates what enters or leaves the cell.
The center of an atom, contains protons and neutrons, and contains genetic material.
Organelle that consists of Ribonucleic Acid and proteins, found in the cytoplasm.
Deoxyribonucleic Acid, a genetic code with 4 materials that makes up all life. A= Adenine C= Cytosine G= Guanine T=Thymine
The material within a living cell, excluding the nucleus.
Organelle that stores materials like water, salts, proteins, and carbohydrates.
Organelle only found in plant cells and other organisms that captures energy from the sun and converts it into chemical energy.
Organelle that converts chemical energy stored in food into compounds more convenient for cells to break down.
Organelle that breaks down lipids, carbohydrates, and proteins that are used by the rest of the cell.
Where lipid components of the cell membrane are assembled.
Regulates movement of molecules from one side to the other not using energy.
Moves materials against a concentration difference.
Movement across a cell membrane without using energy from high to low concentration.
Diffusion of water through selectively permeable membranes.
Molecules pass through special protein channels.
Concentration levels are the same in the cell and out.
Lower solute concentration outside the cell.
Higher solute concentration outside the cell.
Level of salt in water.