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Studying Cells

Cell A basic unit of structure and function of living things.
Structure What an organism is made of and how it is out together.
Function Processes that enable an organism to stay alive and reproduce.
Cell Theory -All living things are made of cells. -Cells are the basic unit of structure and function in living things. -All cells are produced form other cells.
Compound Microscope Two lens, one lens magnifies the other lens' magnification. (convex lens)
Resolution Sharpens of an image.
Electron microscope Uses a beam of electrons instead of light to produce a magnified image.
Organelles Tiny cell structures that carry out specific function.
Cell Wall A plant cell wall protects and supports the cell.
Cell Membrane Controls what substances go into and out of a cell.
Nuclease Control center of the cell.
Nuclear Envelope Membrane that protects the nucleus.
Nucleolus Makes ribosomes creates them.
Mitochondria “Powerhouse” of the cell, they convert foods energy to energy that cell can use to carry out its functions.
Chromatin Strands that contain genetic materials that instructs the cell how to grow.
Endoplasmic Reticulum Passageways that carry proteins and other materials from one part of the cell to another.
Ribosomes Small grain like body that produce proteins.
Golgi Bodies Receives proteins and other materials and other package and send them to other parts of the cell.
Chloroplast Captures energy from sunlight and uses to produce food for plant cells.
Vacuoles A large water filled sac, stores food and other materials.
Lysosomes “Clean up crew” round structures containing chemicals that breakdown materials.
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