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Cells & Systems 2.0
Terms in this set (16)
A "false foot" or temporary bulge of cytoplasm used for feeding and movement
Hairlike projections that extend from the plasma membrane and are used for locomotion
An organism made up of one cell, relies on that one cell for all its needs
Organism made up of many cells, that relies on many cells for its needs
Movement of molecules from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration.
Diffusion of water through a selectively permeable membrane
A property of a plasma membrane that allows some substances to cross more easily than others.
Red blood cells
Blood cells that carry oxygen from the lungs to the body cells.
a soft fatty substance in the cavities of bones, in which blood cells are produced
A body tissue that provides support for the body and connects all of its parts. Examples: blood, fat, cartilage, bones, tendons
A body tissue that carries electrical messages back and forth between the brain and every other part of the body. Makes up brain, spinal cord, and nerves
Tissue that covers outside of the body and lines organs and cavities.
A body tissue that contracts or shortens, making body parts move.
Plant tissue in leaves used to make food by photosynthesis using sunlight.
Outer covering of roots, stems, and leaves that provides protection. examples: waxy cuticle on leaves reduce water loss and cork protects inner tissues of woody stems
Moves water and nutrients through the plant. Phloem transports food, xylem transports water