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Cell Membrane

Controls what enters and leaves the cell.

Cell Wall

Rigid layer of non-living material that protects and supports the cell.


Region between cell membrane and the nucleus. "Filling" of the cell.


Stores the cell's DNA and directs all of the cell's activities.


Transforms energy.


Produces most of the energy that the cell needs to carry out it's functions.


Produces proteins and releases them.

Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER)

Passageways that carry proteins from one part of the cell to another.

Golgi Body

Receives proteins, packages them, and distributes them to other parts of the cell.


Breaks down large food particles into smaller ones.


Storage area of the cell.


The process in which plants and some other organisms capture energy in sunlight and use it to make food.


The process by which cells break down simple food molecules to release the energy they contain.


Tiny hair-like structures that move an organelle around.


A longer hair-like structure that moves organelle. Usually only one or two per organelle.


Something that captures the organelle's food and can also make the organelle move. (Means "fake foot")


Layer of cells. The cells all have similar jobs.

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