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CTC Cosmo Ch6

Anatomy Study of human body structure that can be seen with the naked eye. and what they are made up of; the science of the structure of organisms, or of their parts
Cell Basic unit of all living things; minute mass of protoplasm capable of performing all the fundamental functions of life
Physiology Study of the functions or activities performed by the body's structures
Cytoplasm All the protoplasm of a cell except that which is in the nucleus; the watery fluid that contains food material necessary for growth,reproducion, and self-repair of the cell
Nucleus Dense, active protoplasm found in the centerof the cell; plays an important part in cellreproduction and metabolism
Anabolism Constructive metabolism; the processof building up larger molecules from smaller ones
Catabolism The phase of metabolism that involves the breaking down of complex compounds within the cells into smaller ones resulting in the release of energy to perform functions such as muscular movement and digestion
Cell membrane Part of the cell that encloses the prototplasm and permits soluble substances to enter and leave the cell
Metabolism Chemical process taking place in living organisms whereby the cells are nourished and carry out their activities
Tissue Collection of similar cells that perform a particular function
Created by: ctc