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cytoplasm
a fluid-filled region between the nucleus & plasma membrane
organelles
structures with functions inside cells
cellular metabolism
chemical activities of cells occurring in fluid-filled spaces within membranous organelles
nucleus
the genetic control center
chromatin
nuclear DNA that is attached to proteins in long fibers
chromosome
what each fiber constitutes that is coiled
nuclear envelope
encloses the nucleus with a double membrane with pores
nucleolus
a mass of fibers and granules
endomembrane system
organelles responsible of the synthesis, storage, and export of molecules
rough endoplasmic reticulum
makes more of itself and makes proteins secreted by the cell
secretory protein
antibody, defensive molecule secreted by white blood cells
glycoprotein
molecule of short chains of sugars linked to polypeptides
transport vesicles
tiny sacs of packaging
smooth endoplasmic reticulum
network of interconnected tubules lacking ribosomes
golgi apparatus
receives & modifies substances manufactured by ER
lysosome
consists of enclosed digestive enzymes