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Cytology words

Cytology The structure and function of plant and animal cells
Cell Basic unit of life
Organelle Structure that is specialized to perform a distinct process within a cell.
Unicellular One cell
Multicelluar Many cells
Prokaryotes No nucleus
Prokaryotic Before cell
Eukaroytic After cell
Eukaroytes Has a true nucleus
Cell therory Information about the cells
Virus Invades cells and corrupts other cells to make more
Tissues Group of cells that work together to perform a similar function.
Organs Group of different types of tissues that work together to perform a specific function or related funtions.
Osmosis Molecules pass through
Diffusion/ passive transport Movement of dissolve molecules in a fluid or gas from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower concentration.
Active transport Movement of molecules across a membrane from a region of lower concentration to a region of higher concentration;requires energy input by a cell.
Semi permeable substances pass through
Phagocytosis "cell eating" - taking in large, undissolved particles into vacule(s)
Pinocytosis "cell drinking - taking in large, dissolve molecules
Created by: Lavay