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Science - Cells

Vocabulary terms for cells

Organism An individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form.
Unicellular An organism having or consisting of a single cell.
Multicellular An organism that is composed of several or many cells.
Organelle A specialized part of a cell having some specific function; a cell organ.
Membrane The thin, limiting covering of a cell or cell part.
Cell A usually microscopic structure containing nuclear and cytoplasmic material enclosed by a semipermeable membrane and, in plants, a cell wall; the basic structural unit of all organisms.
Nucleus of a cell It is the main control center for the cell and acts kind of like the cell's brain
DNA Contains the genetic information necessary for the production of cell components, organelles, and for the reproduction of life.
Eukaryotic A cell that has a nucleus
Prokaryotic A cell with no nucleus
Abiotic Of or characterized by the absence of life or living organisms.
Biotic Pertaining to life.
Created by: PhoenixFlame