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T#3 Cells

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TermDefinition
living something that has all the characteristics of life: organization, reproduction, adjust to surroundings, grow and develop, and use energy from chemical reactions
non-living anything that does not have all the characteristics of life
structure the shape and parts of something and how they're put together
function the job something does and how it works
level of organization the bigger and smaller parts of a system that all work together to make the system work
organelle tiny structure inside a cell that carries out a specialized function
cell the smallest living part of an organism that can live by itself
tissue a group of cells working together (a level of organization in a multicellular organism)
organ a group of tissues working together (a level of organization in a multicellular organism)
organ system a group of organs working together (a level of organization in a multicellular organism)
organism science name for a 'living' thing that has all the characteristics of life
cell membrane organelle that is the outer boundary of a cell and which only lets certain things in and out
cell wall organelle in a plant or bacteria cell that is outside the cell membrane and which gives rigid support to the cell
cytoplasm liquid filling of a cell in which the organelles float
nucleus organelle that contains all the instructions for how to run a cell
mitochondrion organelle that chemically reacts oxygen with sugars to release energy, carbon dioxide, an d water
chloroplast organelle in a plant cell that uses sunlight energy to chemically react carbon dioxide with water to produce sugars and oxygen
vacuole organelle that stores materials inside a cell
unicellular adjective to describe an organism made of only one cell
multicellular adjective to describe an organism made of many cells
nervous system organ system in humans that communicates information within the body and communicates information between the body and the outside world
muscular system organ system in humans that makes voluntary and involuntary movement possible
skeletal system organ system in humans that provides structure and protection and which muscles pull against
digestive system organ system in humans that breaks down and absorbs nutrients from food
excretory system organ system in humans that filters out and gets rid of waste
respiratory system organ system in humans that pulls oxygen into the body and gets rid of carbon dioxide
circulatory system organ system in humans that moves blood to all tissues and organs in the body
Created by: wholt