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20 terms
Cells Vocabulary
cell
organelle
cell membrame
cytoplasm
the smallest unit of a living thing
a structure inside of a cell that helps it perform functions
a separating barrier that controls movement of materials into…
a fluid mixture that contains the organelles and the compound…
cell
the smallest unit of a living thing
organelle
a structure inside of a cell that helps it perform functions
13 terms
Cell Vocabulary
Cell Membrane
Cell Wall
Cytoplasm
Nucleus
Organelle that acts like a boundary for the cell. It controls…
Acts like a skeleton for the plant cell by providing support…
Jelly-like substance inside the cell membrane
Controls all the cells activity and contains the DNA.
Cell Membrane
Organelle that acts like a boundary for the cell. It controls…
Cell Wall
Acts like a skeleton for the plant cell by providing support…
12 terms
Cell Vocabulary
vacuole
chlorophyll
mitochondria
cytoplasm
a container of food, water, and waste
a green pigment in plants used to absorb energy
cell structures that break down food to provide energy
the jelly like substance in a cell
vacuole
a container of food, water, and waste
chlorophyll
a green pigment in plants used to absorb energy
15 terms
Cell Vocabulary
Nucleus
Cytoplasm
Mitochondria
Cell membrane
Contains DNA which controls the activity of the cell, directs…
watery substance inside the cell that surrounds the cell part…
produce energy for cellular processes, the "powerhouse" of a…
surrounds the cell, allows substances in and out of the cell;…
Nucleus
Contains DNA which controls the activity of the cell, directs…
Cytoplasm
watery substance inside the cell that surrounds the cell part…
22 terms
Vocabulary (Cell)
Cell Theory
Cell
Organelles
Nucleus
Cell Theory
Cell
10 terms
Cell Vocabulary
nucleus
Cell Wall
Cell Membrane
Mitochondria
The control center of the cell. Contains the DNA.
A rigid layer of nonliving material that surrounds the cells…
Controls what comes in and out of the cell.
The cell structure that converts food molecules into energy.
nucleus
The control center of the cell. Contains the DNA.
Cell Wall
A rigid layer of nonliving material that surrounds the cells…
20 terms
Cell Vocabulary
Active transport
Cell membrane
Centrioles
Chloroplast
Energy-requiring process that moves material across a cell me…
Thin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters a…
Structures in animal cells which aid in cell division
Organelle in plants which captures energy from the sun and co…
Active transport
Energy-requiring process that moves material across a cell me…
Cell membrane
Thin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters a…
22 terms
Cells - Vocabulary
cell membrane
cell wall
chromosomes
chromatin
a thin flexible barrier that surrounds the cell's contents an…
a rigid structure on the outside of the membrane that protect…
thread-like structures of condensed chromatin that form when…
granular material spread throughout the nucleus and made of DNA
cell membrane
a thin flexible barrier that surrounds the cell's contents an…
cell wall
a rigid structure on the outside of the membrane that protect…
45 terms
Cells Vocabulary
cell
prokaryotic cell
eukaryotic cell
organelle
Basic unit of life
A simple cell, containing NO nucleus
A complex cell, containing a nucleus and other membrane bound…
A tiny cell structure that carries out a specific function wi…
cell
Basic unit of life
prokaryotic cell
A simple cell, containing NO nucleus
11 terms
Cell Vocabulary
Chromosomes
Cell Membrane
Cell Wall
Cytoplasm
Determines characteristics of an organism
Holds cell material inside and controls what enters and leave…
Stiff outer layer that protects the cell and gives it shape
Jelly like substance that holds organelles
Chromosomes
Determines characteristics of an organism
Cell Membrane
Holds cell material inside and controls what enters and leave…
16 terms
Cells Vocabulary
Cell
Cell Membrane
Cytoplasm
Prokaryotic Cell
the smallest unit that can perform life functions
A protective layer around all cells
-gelatin-like material in the cell -this is the region betwee…
A cell that does not have membrane bound structures inside th…
Cell
the smallest unit that can perform life functions
Cell Membrane
A protective layer around all cells
22 terms
Vocabulary (Cell)
Cell Theory
Cell
Organelles
Nucleus
First) All organisms are made of one or more cells, Second) T…
The smallest unit that can perform all life processes
Are structures that perform specific functions (jobs) within…
Found in eukaryotic cells; membrane-bound organelle that cont…
Cell Theory
First) All organisms are made of one or more cells, Second) T…
Cell
The smallest unit that can perform all life processes
10 terms
Cell Vocabulary
Vacuole
Nucleus
Cytoplasm
Mitochondria
Found in Plant cells. Stores water and other substances
Chromosomes made from DNA are found here . "The Brain of the…
Term for the cell gel - chemical reactions happen here
Called the powerhouse of the cell. Where a cell gets all it's…
Vacuole
Found in Plant cells. Stores water and other substances
Nucleus
Chromosomes made from DNA are found here . "The Brain of the…
27 terms
Cell Vocabulary & Cell Transport
Cytoplasm
Eukaryote
Nucleus
Organelle
all of the material inside the plasma membrane of a cell (exc…
organism that has cells containing a nucleus and other organe…
organelle inside eukaryotic cells that contains most of the c…
structure within the cytoplasm of a cell that is enclosed wit…
Cytoplasm
all of the material inside the plasma membrane of a cell (exc…
Eukaryote
organism that has cells containing a nucleus and other organe…
32 terms
Cell vocabulary
cell membrane, cytoplasm, and the nucl…
chromosomes
cytoplasm
cell membrane
three main parts of a cell
carry the genetic code for an organism
gel-like fluid inside the cell membrane made up of protein, w…
the outside, or coating, of a cell
cell membrane, cytoplasm, and the nucl…
three main parts of a cell
chromosomes
carry the genetic code for an organism
25 terms
Cells Vocabulary
Homeostasis
Cell
Facilitated Diffusion
Endocytosis
the maintenance of stable internal conditions in an organism
the basic unit of structure and function in living things
diffusion of glucose molecules through the cell membrane with…
process by which a cell takes in a substance by surrounding i…
Homeostasis
the maintenance of stable internal conditions in an organism
Cell
the basic unit of structure and function in living things
21 terms
Cells vocabulary
Cells
Prokaryotic
Eukaryotic
Unicellular
Basic unit of life
cells that do not have a nucleus
A cell characterized by the presence of a nucleus and other m…
Made of a single cell
Cells
Basic unit of life
Prokaryotic
cells that do not have a nucleus
Cells vocabulary
prokaryote
eukaryote
cellulose
ribosome
What type of cell has the following features? ... - no nucleus o…
What type of cell has the following features? ... - has a nucleu…
What is the main component of the cell wall in plants?
What is the only organelle in the cytoplasm of bacteria?
prokaryote
What type of cell has the following features? ... - no nucleus o…
eukaryote
What type of cell has the following features? ... - has a nucleu…
13 terms
Cell Vocabulary
Cell
Cell wall
cell membrane
nucleus
the smallest unit of structure in all living things
protects and supports the plant cell
controls what enters and exits the cell
control center for all cell activities
Cell
the smallest unit of structure in all living things
Cell wall
protects and supports the plant cell
50 terms
Cell Vocabulary
cell
tissue
organ
organ system
The most basic unit of life, the smallest living thing.
Two or more cells working together.
Two or more tissues working together.
Two or more organs working together.
cell
The most basic unit of life, the smallest living thing.
tissue
Two or more cells working together.
16 terms
Cell Vocabulary
structure
function
magnify
microscope
shape; how everything is put together
job
to enlarge; or make an object look bigger
a tool that makes small objects look bigger
structure
shape; how everything is put together
function
job
19 terms
Cells Vocabulary
tissue
organ
organ system
elements
a group of similar cells that work together to perform a spec…
made up of different kinds of tissue that function together
a group of organs that work together to perform a major funct…
a substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substance…
tissue
a group of similar cells that work together to perform a spec…
organ
made up of different kinds of tissue that function together
10 terms
Cells Vocabulary
autotroph
heterotroph
cell
organism
an organism that makes its own food
an organism that cannot make its own food
the basic unit of structure and function in living things
a living thing
autotroph
an organism that makes its own food
heterotroph
an organism that cannot make its own food
Cell Vocabulary
Cell Wall
Vacuole
Mitochondria
Nucleus
A rigid structure that surrounds the cell membrane and provid…
Cell organelle that stores materials such as water, salts, pr…
An organelle found in large numbers in most cells, in which t…
A part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for…
Cell Wall
A rigid structure that surrounds the cell membrane and provid…
Vacuole
Cell organelle that stores materials such as water, salts, pr…
18 terms
Cell Vocabulary
cell
cell theory
mitochondria
vacuole
smallest unit of life
all living things are made of cells; cells come from pre-exis…
powerhouse; makes energy for cellular processes; does cellula…
storage container for water and nutrients in cells
cell
smallest unit of life
cell theory
all living things are made of cells; cells come from pre-exis…
24 terms
Cell Vocabulary
Prokaryote
Eukaryote
Active Transport
Passive Transport
Unicellular organism lacking a nucleus
Organism whose cells contain a nuclei
Energy-requiring process that moves material across a cell me…
Movement of a substance across the cell membrane in which the…
Prokaryote
Unicellular organism lacking a nucleus
Eukaryote
Organism whose cells contain a nuclei
27 terms
Cell Vocabulary
cell
Cell wall
Unicellular
Chloroplast
The smallest functioning unit that is alive. Known as the bas…
The extra rigid covering found on the outside of a plant cell…
Organism that is made of just 1 cell. It has all the function…
The green organelle found only in plant cells that captures s…
cell
The smallest functioning unit that is alive. Known as the bas…
Cell wall
The extra rigid covering found on the outside of a plant cell…
22 terms
LE/Cell Vocabulary
ribosomes
mitochondria
vacuole
nucleus
protein-making sites may be found attached to ER or floating…
"power house" energy is being stored and released here
"storage tank" a water filled sac that stores food, H2O and w…
the "brain or boss" the control center of all activity for th…
ribosomes
protein-making sites may be found attached to ER or floating…
mitochondria
"power house" energy is being stored and released here
9 terms
Cells Vocabulary
Cell
Nucleus
Vacuole
Cytoplasm
All living things have at least one of these.
This controls all parts of a cell
Stores waste, food, water... There is a large one of these in a…
The jelly-like substance that the organelles are in
Cell
All living things have at least one of these.
Nucleus
This controls all parts of a cell
31 terms
Cell Vocabulary
Cell
Cell Theory
Cell Membrane
Nucleus
A membrane bound structure that is the basic unit of life.
The theory that all cells come from other cells, all living t…
A thin, flexible barrier around a cell that regulates what en…
Control center of the cell.
Cell
A membrane bound structure that is the basic unit of life.
Cell Theory
The theory that all cells come from other cells, all living t…
11 terms
Cells Vocabulary--Ch. 3, Sec. 1
cell
grow
reproduce
membrane
The smallest unit of life
Get bigger
Make more of the same kind
A soft, thin layer that covers and protects the cell; it sepa…
cell
The smallest unit of life
grow
Get bigger
15 terms
Cell vocabulary
cell
organelle
tissue
organ
the smallest unit of a living thing that is able to perform a…
bodies inside a cell that perform functions / jobs for the cell
a group of similar cells working together to perform a functi…
a group of similar tissues working together to perform a func…
cell
the smallest unit of a living thing that is able to perform a…
organelle
bodies inside a cell that perform functions / jobs for the cell
21 terms
Cell Vocabulary
Cell
Tissue
Organ
Organ System
A membrane covered structure with all the elements necessary…
A group of cells working together to do the same job.
Two or more tissues working together to do a job.
Organs working to do similar jobs.
Cell
A membrane covered structure with all the elements necessary…
Tissue
A group of cells working together to do the same job.
28 terms
Cell and Cell Transport Vocabulary
Cell
Eukaryote (eukaryotic)
Prokaryote (prokaryotic)
Cell Wall
a collection of living matter enclosed by a barrier that sepa…
organism whose cells contain nuclei
unicellular organism lacking a nucleus
strong supporting layer around the cell membrane in plants, a…
Cell
a collection of living matter enclosed by a barrier that sepa…
Eukaryote (eukaryotic)
organism whose cells contain nuclei
20 terms
Cells- vocabulary practice
cell membrane
Eukaryotic Cell
Prokaryotic Cell
Cell Wall
The outside of an animal cell that controls what goes in and…
Bigger and more complex than prokaryotic cells
Smaller and simpler than eukaryotic cells. Bacteria are proka…
the stiff outer layer of plant cells
cell membrane
The outside of an animal cell that controls what goes in and…
Eukaryotic Cell
Bigger and more complex than prokaryotic cells
40 terms
Cell Parts, Cell Vocabulary, Cell Division
nucleus
cell membrane
cytoplasm
cell wall
Control center of the cell, directs all cell activities and h…
Barrier around cell that controls what goes in/out of cell
Fluid inside the cell where organelles are found
Structure that surrounds and protects plant, algae and bacter…
nucleus
Control center of the cell, directs all cell activities and h…
cell membrane
Barrier around cell that controls what goes in/out of cell
15 terms
Cells Vocabulary #1
Golgi Apparatus
Nucleus
Prokaryote
Eukaryote
The "post office" of the cells. Receives lipids, and proteins…
The command center of the cell. Also where DNA is stored. Onl…
A cell that does not have a nucleus. Mainly single celled org…
A cell that does have a nucleus. They are multicellular, and…
Golgi Apparatus
The "post office" of the cells. Receives lipids, and proteins…
Nucleus
The command center of the cell. Also where DNA is stored. Onl…
11 terms
Cells and Cell Structure Vocabulary
Cell
Nucleus
Cytoplasm
Organelles
Building block of life.
The Brain! In charge of cell processes.
The Jelly!
Small bodies in the cell that have a specific job.
Cell
Building block of life.
Nucleus
The Brain! In charge of cell processes.
31 terms
Cell and Cell Division Vocabulary
Cell Membrane
Nucleus
Ribosomes
Mitochondria
-separates the cell from outside world... -maintains homeostasis…
-largest organelle in the cell... -cell would die without it, be…
-site of protein synthesis (melanin, estrogen, and collagen)…
-powerhouse of the cell (energy manufacturer)... -2 membranes: i…
Cell Membrane
-separates the cell from outside world... -maintains homeostasis…
Nucleus
-largest organelle in the cell... -cell would die without it, be…
15 terms
Cells & Cell Theory Vocabulary
Cell Membrane
Cell Theory
Cytoplasm
Eukaryote
A thin barrier around the cell protecting all of its interior
Theory of how a cell is created or composed
All contents outside of the nucleus, but inside the membrane
Cell where the nucleus is separated from the other structures…
Cell Membrane
A thin barrier around the cell protecting all of its interior
Cell Theory
Theory of how a cell is created or composed
14 terms
Cell Vocabulary and Definitions
Cytoplasm
Mitochondrion
Golgi bodies
Nucleus
A jellylike fluid inside the cell in which the organelles (pa…
The powerhouse of the cell. Converts the chemical energy stor…
This is the packaging center of the cell. (UPS & FedEx) Modif…
The part of the cell that controls growth and reproduction. C…
Cytoplasm
A jellylike fluid inside the cell in which the organelles (pa…
Mitochondrion
The powerhouse of the cell. Converts the chemical energy stor…
29 terms
Cell Orgnelle Vocabulary
centriole
nucleus
Cell Membrane
ribosomes
Part of an animal cell that helps the cell divide and reproduce
controls cells activities
controls what enters and leaves the cell
makes proteins
centriole
Part of an animal cell that helps the cell divide and reproduce
nucleus
controls cells activities
19 terms
Cells Vocabulary
Cell
Eukaryotic
Prokaryotic
Cell wall
smallest unit of structure and function of life
A cell that contains a true nucleus
A cell that lacks a true nucleus and membrane-bound organelles.
Surrounds the cell membrane in plant cells; maintains support…
Cell
smallest unit of structure and function of life
Eukaryotic
A cell that contains a true nucleus
24 terms
Cell Vocabulary
Chloroplast
Eukaryote
Nucleolus
Short Distance Communication
This is the organelle that makes glucose for plant cells. It…
These are cells that have a nucleus and lots of membrane boun…
This structure is inside the nucleus and makes ribosomes.
Cells that touch are able to communicate through electrical a…
Chloroplast
This is the organelle that makes glucose for plant cells. It…
Eukaryote
These are cells that have a nucleus and lots of membrane boun…
8 terms
Cells Vocabulary
organelle
cytoplasm
nucleus
cell membrane
a structure inside a cell that does a certain job
a thick, watery (gel-like) fluid that fills a cell
the control center of a cell
flexible covering of a cell
organelle
a structure inside a cell that does a certain job
cytoplasm
a thick, watery (gel-like) fluid that fills a cell
14 terms
Cell Vocabulary
Cell
Unicellular
Multicellular
Cell Membrane
The building block of all life
This type of cell is small, and NOT specialized. One cell is…
This type of cell is larger, and specialized. More than one t…
This is the part of the cell that protects the cell, as well…
Cell
The building block of all life
Unicellular
This type of cell is small, and NOT specialized. One cell is…
20 terms
Cell Vocabulary
cell
cell membrane
organelle
nucleus
smallest unit that performs all processes necessary for life
phospholipid layer that covers cell's surface. Acts as barrie…
small bodies in cell's cytoplasm that have specialized functi…
organelle that contains DNA and controls functioning of the c…
cell
smallest unit that performs all processes necessary for life
cell membrane
phospholipid layer that covers cell's surface. Acts as barrie…
73 terms
Cells Vocabulary
Cell Theory
Animal Cell
Plant Cell
Eukaryotes
...
...
...
...
Cell Theory
...
Animal Cell
...
12 terms
Cell Vocabulary
Cytoplasm
Cell Theory
Mitochondrion
Organelle
The thick solution, or fluid that fills a cell.
Cells form the fundamental structural and functional units of…
An organelle found in large numbers in most cells, in which t…
A tiny cell structure that carries out a specific function wi…
Cytoplasm
The thick solution, or fluid that fills a cell.
Cell Theory
Cells form the fundamental structural and functional units of…
19 terms
Cells Vocabulary
Prokaryotic Cell
Eukaryotic Cell
Organelles
Cell Wall
A cell that does not have a nucleus (unicellular bacteria)
Any cell containing a true nucleus (makes up organisms from u…
The membrane-bound specialized structures in a cell that carr…
Surrounds the cell membrane in plant cells; made of a rigid c…
Prokaryotic Cell
A cell that does not have a nucleus (unicellular bacteria)
Eukaryotic Cell
Any cell containing a true nucleus (makes up organisms from u…
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