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Cells and Functions

Cell Theory The cell is the smallest living unit in all organisms.
Unicellular Made up of one cell.
Multicellular Made up of many cells.
Prokaryotes A single celled organism that does not include a defined nucleus and DNA is found throughout the cell.
Eukaryotes An organism consisting of all living things, in which the genetic DNA is formed into chromosomes and is contained with a nucleus.
Cell Membrane Controls what goes in and out of the cells.
Nucleus Controls all cell activities throughout an organism.
Cytoplasm Fluid throughout the cell that allows organelles to float and move around.
Nucleolus Makes RNA and is important throughout protein synthesis.
Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) Allows material to move through the cell quickly.
Ribosome Builds up protein for the cell.
Golgi Apparatus Packages and sorts materials for the cell.
Vacuole Fluid filled sacs that store waste and food.
Mitochondria Powerhouse of the cell that makes ATP energy through cellular respiration.
Chloroplast Contains chlorophyll and is the site of photosynthesis.
Cell Wall Protects and supports the cell.
DNA The cells genetic material.
What do all cells have in common? They have a cell membrane.
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