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Eukaryotic Cell

14 eukaryotic cells organelles

cell membrane a phospholipid layer that covers a cell's surface and acts as a barrier between the inside of a cell and a cell's environment
organelles a structure within a cell, sometimes surrounded by a membrane
cytoplasm cellular fluid surrounding a cell's organelles
nucleus the membrane covered organelle found in eukaryotic cells, contains the cells DNA, serves as the control center for the cell
cell wall a structure that surrounds the cell membrane of some cells, and provides strength and support to the cell membrane
ribosome a small organelle in cells where proteins are made from amino acids
endoplasmic reticulum a membrane covered organelle that produces lipids, breaks down drugs, and other substances, packages proteins for delivery out of the cell
mitochondria cell organelles surrounded by 2 membranes that break down food molecules to make ATP or energy
nucleolus a dark spot in the nucleus that stores the materials to make ribosomes in the cytoplasm
Golgi complex the cell organelle that modifies, packages, and transports materials out of the cell
chloroplast an organelle found in plant and algae cells where photosynthesis occurs
vesicle a membrane covered compartment in a eukaryotic cell that forms when part of the cell membrane surrounds an object and pinches off
vacuole a large membrane covered structure found in plants that serves as a storage container for water and other liquids
lysosome special vesicals in animal cells that contain enzymes to break down worn out organelles
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