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Tissue
a group of cells that work together to perform a spefic job in the body
Organ
when two or more tissues work together to perform a specific job
Organ System
when organs work together in groups to perform particular job
Organism
anything that can live on its own
Unicellular
anything that can't live on its own
Multicellular
can only excist as a group of cells
Community
two or more different populations living in the same area
Ecosystem
the community and all of the nonliving things that affect it, such as water, soil, rocks, temperature, and light
Cell Membrane
all cells are surrounded by this
Organelles
when cells live, grow, and reproduce these are the stuctures
Cyplotasm
the fluid and almost everything in it
Nucleus
a membrane-covered organelle that holds the cells' DNA
Prokaryotic
cells that do not have a nucleus
Eukaryotic
cells that have a nucleus
Bacteria
very small single celled organisms with out a nucleus
Cell Wall
provies strength and support to the cell membrane
Ribosomes
the amino acids hooked together to make protiens at very small organelles
Endoplasmic Reticulum
a membrane-covered compartment that makes lipids and other materials
Mitochondria
where most ATP is produced at bean-shaped organelles
Chloroplast
have two membranes and structures that looklike stacks of coins
Golgi Complex
when protiens and other materials need to be processed and shiped out of a eukaryotic cell
Vesicles
the eukarytoic cell's membrane-covered chamber
Vacuole
a plant's membrane-covered chamber
Lysosomes
special vesicles in animal cells that contain enzymes
What is the cmallest unit of life?
A cell
What do multicellular organisms do?
Groups of cells can work together to from tissue
What do different populations living together in the same area make up?
A population
What does the cell theory state?
that all organisms are made of cells, the basic unit of life, and all cells come from other cells
What do all cells have?
A cell membrane
Wha tare the two energy-producing organelles?
mitochondria and Chloroplasts