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MMS Cells

Cells, organelles, functions

Organelle Little cell - part of the cell
Cell "Little room" - full of organelles, makes up all living things
Cell membrane Around the cell,separates the cell from the outside environment. (BOTH - plant and animal cells)
Nucleus Brain of the cell, tells the cell what to do (BOTH - plant and animal cells)
Nuclear membrane Surrounds and protects the nucleus (like the skull, protects the brain of the cell) (BOTH - plant and animal cells)
Mitochondria Powerhouse of the cell - makes energy from nutrients and oxygen (BOTH - plant and animal cells)
Cytoplasm Jelly like liquid that breaks down nutrients and fills the cell to give it shape. (BOTH - plant and animal cells)
Vacuole Sac that holds water (BOTH - plant and animal cells)
Chloroplasts Where photosynthesis happens - plants use sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide to make sugar (PLANTS only)
Cell wall Gives a plant cell structure (PLANTS only)
unicellular made of one cell
multicellular made of more than one cell
prokaryote Simple cell without a nucleus or any membrane-covered organelles. Example: Bacteria
eukaryote Cells with a nucleus and membrane covered organelles Example: Human cells, plant cells
Created by: cvanwyk
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