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bio 3.1-3.2 TERMS

biology chapter 3 cell terms

cell theory theory that states that all organisms are made of cells, all cells are produced by other living cells, and the cell is the most basic unit of life
cytoplasm jellylike substance inside cells that contains molecules and in some cell organelles
organelle membrane-bound structure that is specialized to perform a distinct process within a cell
prokaryotic cell cell that does not have a nucleus or other membrane-bound organelles
eukaryotic cell cell that has a nucleus and other membrane-bound organelles
cytoskeleton network of proteins, such as microtubules and microfilaments, inside a eukaryotic cell that supports and shapes the cell
nucleus organelle composed of a double membrane that acts as the
endoplasmic reticulum interconnected network of thin, folded membranes that produce, process, and distribute proteins
ribosome organelle that links amino acids together to form proteins
Golgi appartus stack of flat, membrane-enclosed spaces containing enzymes that process, sort, and deliver proteins
vesicle small organelle that contains and transports materials within the cytoplasm
mitochondrion bean-shaped organelle that supplies energy to the cell and has its own ribosomes and DNA
vacuole organelle that is used to store materials, such as water, food, or enzymes, that are needed by the cell
lysosome organelle that contains enzymes
centriole small cylinder-shaped organelle made of protein tubes arranged in a circle, aids mitosis
cell wall rigid structure that gives protection, support, and shape to cells and plants, algae, fungi, and bacteria
chloroplast organelle composed of numerous membranes that are used to convert solar energy into chemical energy
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