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Cells

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chloroplasts Captures energy from the sunlight and uses it to produce food in a plant cells
cell membrane Controls what comes into and out of a cell; found in plant and animal cells
cell wall Ridged outer layer of a plant cell
cytoplasm Gel-like fluid where the organelles are found
mitochondria Produces the energy a cell needs to carry out its functions
lysosomes Uses chemicals to break down food and worn out cell parts
vacuoles Stores food, water, wastes, and other materials
golgi bodies Receives proteins & materials from the ER, packages them, & distributes them
endoplasmic recticulum Has passageways that carry proteins and other materials from one part of the cell to another
ribosomes Assembles amino acids to create proteins
nucleus Contains DNA, which controls the functions of the cell and production of proteins; found in both animal and plant cells
nucleolus Found inside the nucleus and produces ribosomes
chromatin Tiny strands inside the nucleus that contain the instructions for directing the cell's functions
simplest to most complex order cells, tissue, organs, organ systems, organisms
cells simplest structures that carry out all of the activities characteristic of life
tissues composed of groups of specialized cells
cells can only come from other cells
common characteristics of a cell smallest living unit; can react to stimuli
organs in multicellular organism; groups of tissues
all _____________ are made of cells living things
most cells specialized
plant cells only capable of producing their own food; have only one large vacuole; have a cell wall
cell membrane all cells are surrounded by this thin structure
prokaryotic type of cell with no nucleus and no membrane bound organelles
eukaryotic type of cell with a nucleus and membrane bound organelles
Created by: ledee.workman