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A&P CH3 word parts

A&P CH3 Cells

cyt- (cell) cytoplasm: fluid (cytosol) and organelles that occupy the space between the cell membrane and nuclear envelope
endo- (within) endoplasmic reticulum: complex of membranous structures within the cytoplasm
hyper- (above) hypertonic: solution that has a greater osmotic pressure than body fluids
hypo- (below) hypotonic: solution that has a lesser osmotic pressure than body fluids
inter- (between) interphase: stage that occurs between mitotic divisions of a cell
iso- (equal) isotonic: solution that has the some osmotic pressure of body fluids
mit- (thread) mitosis: process of cell division when thread-like chromosomes become visible within a cell
phag- (to eat) phagocytosis: process by which a cell takes in solid particles
pino- (to drink) pinocytosis: process by which a cell takes in tiny droplets of liquid
-som (body) ribosome: tiny, spherical structure that consists of protein and RNA
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