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3.1, 3.2, 3.3 terms

cell theory the theory that says that all living things are made up of cells, that cells are the basic unit of life, that each cell has a specific job, and that cells only come from existing cells
cytoplasm the region between the cell membrane and the nucleic membrane; jellylike substance
organelle one of the small bodies that are found in the cytoplasm; perform a specific function
prokaryotic cell cell that doesn't have nucleus or other membrane organelles; bacteria and algae
eukaryotic cell cells that have a nucleus and membrane organelles; animals and plants
cytoskeleton the cytoplasmic network of protein filliments that make cell's movement, shape, and division possible
nucleus in a eukaryotic cell; membrane bound organelle; contains DNA; role in process of growth, metabolism, reproduction
endoplasmic reticulum a system of membranes that is found in cytoplasm; assists production, processing, and transport of proteins in the production of lipids
ribosome an organelle composed of RNA and protein, the sight of protein synthesis
Golgi apparatus an organelle that helps makeand package materials to be transported out of the cell
vesicle a small sack that contains materials in eukaryotic cells; forms when par of cell membrane surrounds the materials to be taken into the cell or transported within the cell
mitochondrion in eucharyotic cells; organelle that is surrounded by 2 membranes; sight of cellular respiration.. produced ATP
vacuole vacuole: organelle that is used to store materials, such as water, food, or enzymes
lysosome organelle that contains enzymes
centriole cylinder shaped organelle made of protiens tubes arranged in a circle; aids mitosis
cell wall rigid structure that gives production, support, and shape to cells in plants, algae, fungi, and bacteria
chloraplast an organelle found in plant and algae cells where photosynthesis occurs
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