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thin tubules
microtubules
forms ribosomes
nucleolus
synthesizes proteins
ribosomes
contains cellular information for carrying on life processes
nucleus
synthesizes carbohydrates and packages protein molecules for secretion
Golgi Body
nonmembranous structure composed of two rodlike centrioles
centrosome
contain various substances that either recently entered the cell or a re about to be expelled from the cell
vacuole
fibers composed of protein molecules and DNA molecules
chromatin
maintains wholeness of the nucleus and controls passage of materials between nucleus and cytoplasm
nuclear membrane
transports material within the cell, provides attachment for ribosomes, and synthesizes lipids
rough endoplasmic reticulum
particles composed of protein molecules and RNA molecules
ribosomes
group of flattened, membranous sacs
golgi body/apparatus
membranous sacs with inner partitions
mitochondrion
membrane which surounds the cell and which is composed of protein and lipid molecules
cell membrane
provide support to the cytoplasm and help move objects within the cytoplasm (chromosomes for example)
microtubules
thin rods or filaments
microfilaments
release energy from food molecules (cellular respiration) and transform energy into usable form
mitochondrion
porous membrane that separates the nuclear contents from the cytoplasm
nuclear membrane
dense, nonmembranous body composed of protein molecules and RNA molecules
nucleolus
digest substances or destroy the cell itself if it is beyond repair
lysosome
function in the movement of skeletal muscles
microfilaments