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central Vacuole
large watery plant organelle w many functions (stores nutrients, retain and degrade waste products. Uses digestive enzymes much like the lysosomes of animal cells).
cell wall
the protective outer lining of a plant cell
chloroplast
the organelle that is that is the site of photosynthesis in plant and algae cells
cilia
microtubular extensions of cells in the form of a large number of active hairlike growth stems.
cytoplasm
the region of the cell inside the plasma membrane but outside the nucleus.
cytoskeleton
A network of protein filaments that functions in cell structure, cell movement, and the transport of materials within the cell.
cytosol
A protein-rich, jellylike fluid in which the cell's organelles are immersed.
endomembrane system
An interactive group of membrane-lined organelles and transport vesicles within eukaryotic cells.
eukaryotic cell
Cells whose primary complement of DNA is enclosed within a nucleus.
flagella
Long tail-like extension of some cells that function in cell movement. Sperm