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Controls most cellular activities; contains DNA
Nucleus
Strands of DNA which contain the genetic code of the cell
Chromosomes
Dark, round structure in the nucleus which produces ribosomes
Nucleolus
A structure which surrounds the cytoplasm and allows necessary materials to enter and leave the cell
Cell Membrane
(Plasma Membrane)
Found mainly in plant cells; composed of cellulose; protects and supports plant cells
Cell Wall
all the gell-like material that fills the cell in which the organelles are suspended
Cytoplasm
a group of folded membranes which form a network for conducting materials throughout the cell; the ER attaches to the nuclear membrane and cell membrane and transports proteins
Endoplasmic Reticulum
located on the ER and in cytoplasm; produce proteins
Ribosomes
packages and transports proteins and lipids from the ER and transports them to the cell membrane and other cell organelles
Golgi Apparatus
round organelles which contain protein-digesting enzymes; they digest worn out cell parts, food particles, bacteria, and viruses
lysosomes
store food, water, and wastes
vacuoles
"powerhouses of the cell," structures in which food molecules are broken down to release energy
mitochondria
some are storehouses and others are chemical factories
Plastids
chemical factories in plant cells which produce food
chloroplasts
plastids which store starch
leucoplasts
thin, hollow cylinders made of proteins, help make up the cytoskeleton
microtubules
thin, solid protein fibers, help make up the cytoskeleton
microfilaments
function in cell reproduction
centrioles
a group of cells which function together
tissue
groups of two or more tissues that function together
organ
a group of organs working together
organ system