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cell
basic unit of life
cell theory
1. all living things are composed of 1 or more cells

2. cell is the basic unit of organization of organisms

3. all cells come from preexisting cells
cell wall
structure outside the membrane of plants made up of cellulose
chlorophyll
traps of energy and funlight in plants
chloroplast
light energy is converted to chemical energy stored in food molecules
chromatin
strands of DNA
cilia
hairlike projections from the cell membrane
compound light microscope
passes visible light through the object then through two or more lenses
cytoplasm
clear fluid that surrounds the nucleus and organelles
vacuole
sac of fluid surrounded by a membrane
cytoskeleton
supports the organelle
electron microscope
uses a beam of electrons instead of light
endoplasmic reticulum
forms network or interconnected compartments inside the cell
eukaryote
cells contain internal membrane bound structures
flagella
longer projections that move in a whiplike motion
Golgi Apparatus
packaging and refining center for materials made in the cell
lysosome
contains enzymes that break down unwanted materials
microfilament
thin, solid protein fibers
microtubule
thin, hollow cylinders made of protein
mitochondria
organelles in which food molecules are broken down to release energy
Golgi Apparatus
packaging and refining center for materials made in the cell
multicellular
many celled
lysosome
contains enzymes that break down unwanted materials
nucleolus
region that produces ribosomes
nucleus
cells DNA and manages the cell's functions
microfilament
thin, solid protein fibers
organ
groups of 2 or more tissues that function together
microtubule
thin, hollow cylinders made of protein
organ system
organs taht work together to carry out major functions
mitochondria
organelles in which food molecules are broken down to release energy
organelle
internal, membrane bound structures
multicellular
many celled
plasma membrane
the outer limit of ht ecell
nucleolus
region that produces ribosomes
plastid
used for storage
nucleus
cells DNA and manages the cell's functions
organ
groups of 2 or more tissues that function together
prokaryote
single-celled organism and lacks internal structures
organ system
organs taht work together to carry out major functions
ribosome
assemble enzymes and other proteins
organelle
internal, membrane bound structures
plasma membrane
the outer limit of ht ecell
plastid
used for storage
prokaryote
single-celled organism and lacks internal structures
ribosome
assemble enzymes and other proteins