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Cell Organelles

organelle tiny structures located inside the cell
cell wall provides protection and support for the cell; located outside of the cell membrane on plants and some other organisms
cell membrane controls what substances come into and go out of a cell
nucleus control center of the cell that controls all of the cell's activities
cytoplasm region between the cell membrane and nucleus that is a thick, gel-like fluid
mitochondria "powerhouse" of the cell that converts energy in food molecules to energy the cell can use
ribosomes factories that produce proteins
chloroplast found only in plant cells; captures energy from sunlight to produce food for the cell
Golgi body receives proteins and other newly formed materials from the endoplasmic reticulum, packages them and distributes to other parts of the cell
vacuole storage area of the cell
lysosome contain chemicals that break down certain materials in the cell; also called the cell's clean-up crew
endoplasmic reticulum network of passageways that carry materials from one part of the cell to another
Created by: carlocrew



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