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18 Cards in this Set

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Green chemical found in plant cells that allows plants to make their own food.
Storage space found in plant and animal cells.
Part of plant cell that contains chlorophyll.
Cell control center that directs everything a cell does.
cell membrane
Part around the cell that holds the cell together.
cell wall
Rigid structure surrounding the plant cell. (Not found in the animal cell.)
Composed of or containing vessels (or tubes) like veins in plants such as trees and flowering plants.
Plants that don't have vessels or tubes -such as mosses and other simple plants.
vascular and nonvascular
The two groups that all plants fall into.
fungi (plural of fungus)
One celled or many celled that absorbs (takes in) food from decaying dead organisms and wastes in its environment. Doesn't make its own food.
Tiniest living single celled thing. Doesn't have a nucleus and must be seen with a microscope.
Usually lives in water but some live on land. Some are single cells but not all. Dark, dense stucture seen inside the cell is the nucleus.
Tissue that water and minerals flow up through in a plant.
root hairs
Threadlike parts of cells on the surface of a root that bring in water and minerals from the soil.
One large root with a few hairy branching roots. Like a carrot or beet.
fibrous roots
Made up of only thin hairy branching roots. Like grass.
When water evaporates from the leaves, and more water moves up through the plant to replace lost water.
The food-making process of the plant. Sunlight strikes the leaf-((Chloroplasts in plants act like tiny chemical factories) Water and carbon dioxide from the air combine to make sugar and oxygen.