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Nucleus
Holds genetic information
Cell membrane
acts as a boundary, regulates what enters and exits cell
Cell Wall
Found outside the cell membrane in plant cells; add support
Nucleolus
Makes ribosomes; is inside the nucleus
Mitochondria
"power-house"; produces ATP;
Cristae
Inner folds in Mitochondria; site of ATP production
Chloroplast
site of photosynthesis; gives plants green color
Endoplasmic Reticulum
transports within and between cells
Golgi
"post office"; packages and sends materials
Vacuole
Storage; water, pigments, etc.
Lysosomes
"clean-up crew"; use powerful enzymes to clean cell
Hydrophillic, polar part of cell membrane
phospholipid heads
Hydrophobic, non-polar part of cell membrane
phospholipid tails
Cilia
numerous projections for cell movement
Flagella
Single cell projection for movement
Eukarotic Cell
has organelles and a nucleus
Prokaryotic Cell
has no organelles or nucleus
Tissue
formed by joining many of the same type of cell together
Organ
formed by joining more than one tissue together
Basic unit of life
Cell