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groups of microtubles located just outside nucleus in animal cells.
they function to pull chromosomes pairs apart during cell division
centrioles
a group of cells similar in structure and function
tissue
disorganized strands of genetic material found in nucleus
chromatin
digests foreign material or worn out cells. Also known as "suicide packs"
Lysosomes
gel-like substance found inside of nucleus
nucleoplasm
produces food in green plants
chloroplasts
gel-like fluid in which organells are embedded inside the cell
cytoplasm
a group of tissue functioning for one purpose
organ
non-living structure which provides support for bacteria and plant cells
cell wall
produces energy for all cell functions. May have existed as individual organism
mitochondria
Part 3 of cell theory
all cells come from pre-existing cells
modifies proteins, packages and transports them around the cell
endoplasmic reticulum
who discovered microorganisms
Anton van Leewenhoek
the basic structural and functional unit for all organisms


THE CELL
found inside nucleus, made of RNA and protein
nucleolus
Control center of cell

Contains DNA - genetic code material
Nucleus
selectively permeable, controls what enters and leaves the cell
cell membrane
Site of protein synthesis
Ribosomes
tube system that has ribosomes attached to its outside
rough endoplasmic reticulum