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6th Cells

Cell Wall Plant cell only a rigid layer in cells that give the plant its shape
Nucleus The brain the control center of the brain.
Cell Membrane Fence or gatekeeper, controls what goes in and out of the cell.
Cytoplasm The jelly like substance all the organelles float in.
Chloroplast Plant cell only allows food to be made through photosynthesis
Mitrochondria Power house makes energy for the cell
Lysosomes The Clean Up Crew breaks apart nutrients in the cell
Vacuole Storage Tank for water, food, and wastes int the cell
homeostasis The ability or tendency of an organism or a cell to maintain internal equilibrium by adjusting its physiological processes
cell theory 1. all living organisms are composed of cells (single-celled or multi-cellular), 2. all cells come from pre-existing cells, 3. and cells are the basic unit of life.
Atom the basic unit of a chemical element.
molecule a group of atoms bonded together, representing the smallest fundamental unit of a chemical compound that can take part in a chemical reaction
cell the smallest structural and functional unit of an organism
tissue any of the distinct types of material of which animals or plants are made, consisting of specialized cells and their products
organ a part of an organism that is typically self-contained and has a specific vital function
organ system a group of organs that work together to perform one or more functions
organism an individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form
prokaryotes a microscopic single-celled organism that has neither a distinct nucleus with a membrane nor other specialized organelles. Prokaryotes include the bacteria and cyanobacteria.
eukaryotes An organism that consists of one or more cells each of which has a nucleus and other well-developed organelles
Created by: wjewell



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