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Cell Basics

Cell Membrane A cell structure that controls which substances can enter or leave the cell
Cell Wall Protects and surrounds plant, fungus and some bacteria cells; provides structure and support
Cell The basic unit of life
Chloroplast Captures energy from sunlight and changes it to a form of energy cells can use in making food
Eubacteria A large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls, and no nucleus
Fungi Organisms that obtain food by breaking down other substances in their surroundings and absorbing the nutrients
Lysosome Uses chemicals to break down food and worn out cell parts
Mitochondria Produces energy for the cell
Nucleus Control center of the cell; contains DNA
Organelle A tiny cell structure that carries out a specific function within the cell
Protista Mostly single celled organisms that have a nucleus
Ribosome Produces protein for the cell
Vacuoles Storage area within a cell
Created by: mrstitt



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