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14 Cards in this Set

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What is amyloplast?
an organelle in some plant cells that stores starch.
what is a Nucleolus
an organelle within the nucleus
what is a Nucleus
spherical body containing many organelles
what is a Cell Membrane?
the thin layer of protein and fat that surrounds the cell
What is the Cell Wall?
a thick, rigid membrane that surrounds a plant cell.
what is Chlorophyll?
chlorophyll is a molecule that can use light energy from sunlight to turn water and carbon dioxide gas into sugar and oxygen.
what is Chloroplast?
an elongated or disc shaped organelle containing chlorophyll.
what is Photosynthesis?
A process in which plants convert sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide into food energy, oxygen and water
what is a Vacuole?
a large membrane bound space within a plant cell that is filled with fluid
what is Cytoplasm?
the jellylike material outside the cell nucleus in which the organelles are located.
what is a Golgi body?
a flattened, layered, sac like organelle that looks like a stack of pancakes.
what is a mitochondrion?
spherical to rod shaped organelles with a double membrane.
What is a Nuclear Membrane
The membrane that surrounds the nucleus.
what is a Ribosome
Small organelles composed of RNAs