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Medical Terminology

September 16

Anabolism Process of building up complex materials from simple materials
Catabolism Process of breaking down complex materials from a simpler substance
Cell Membrane Structure surrounding and protecting the cell
Chromosomes Rod-shaped structures in the nucleus that contain regions of DNA called genes
Cytoplasm All the material that is outside the nucleus and yet contained within the cell membrane
DNA Chemical found within each chromosome
Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) Structure within the cytoplasm where large proteins are made from smaller protein pieces (anabolism takes place here)
Genes Regions of DNA within each chromosome
Karyotype Picture of chromosome in the nucleus
Metabolism Total of the chemical processes in a cell
Mitochondria Structures in the cytoplasm where foods are burned to relaease energy (catabolism takes place here)
Nucleus Control center of the cell
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