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A&P Week 2 Quiz 2

Masterbooks Intro to A&P Volume 1

TermDefinition
messenger RNA copies of the protein-building instructions from the nucleus
mitochondria they generate and store energy
metabolize a controlled way of "burning" the fuel of the body
cytoskeleton composed of a network of tubes and filaments that run throughout the cell
centrioles responsible for helping form a complex of microtubules
mitotic spindle guides the cell's chromosomes during cell division
DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) store the genetic instructions needed to make all the proteins in the body
gene each section of DNA that has the information for a particular protein
enzymes perform all the chemical reactions in your cells
antibodies fight infectious invaders in your body
junk DNA once thought to be merely left over from our evolutionary past, though they actually are quite active and serve many functions
interphase the part of the cell cycle when a cell is not actually splitting into two cells
chromatid duplicated chromosomes stuck together during interphase
a pair of sister chromatids a chromosome and its copy, stuck together
mitosis the part of the cell cycle that is directly involved when dividing the cell into two daughter cells
tissue a group of cells that perform similar or related functions
epithelial tissue lines your body cavities or covers surfaces
glandular epithelium this tissue forms the glands of the body
myofilaments muscle cells contain these structures that allow the cells to contract
connective tissue helps provide a framework for the body, and helps connect and support other organs in the body