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Chapter 6 - A tour of the Cell

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nucleus
(1) An atom's central core, containing protons and neutrons. (2) The chromosome-containing organell of a eukaryotic cell. (3) A cluster of neurons.
organelle
One of several formed bodies with specialized functions, suspended in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells.
prokaryotic cell
A type of cell lacking a membrane-enclosed nucleus and membrane-enclosed organelles. Organisms with prokaryotic cells (bacteria and archaea) are called prokaryotes.
eukaryotic cell
A type of cell with a membrane-enclosed nucleus and membrane-enclosed organelles. Examples of organisms with these cells are protists, plants, fungi, and animals.