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Cells and Organelles

what cell parts are found in plant cells only? cell wall and chloroplasts
How are vacuoles different in plant and animal cells? Plant cells usually have one large vacuole for storing water
Do plant an animal cells have a cell membrane? Yes. In plant cells the cell membrane is usually pushed up against the cell wall (so it isn't visible).
What is an organelle? A small part of a cell with a specific function (job).
Why are cells important? All living things are made of cells. They carry out the life processes.
"____ is the central portion of the cell it contains DNA which controls the cells activities" Nucleus
The flexible boundary of the cell is the _____. It controls which substances enter and leave the cell cell membrane
The _______ is a rigid outer cell boundary that provides support to the plant. cell wall
The jelly-like filler of the cells is called _____. cytoplasm
"Sac-like structures that can store water food or waste are called _____." vacuoles
_____ are oval-shaped structures that break down nutrients for the cell to have energy. mitochondria
_____ are small structures that make proteins. ribosomes
The ____ is made of connected membrane cavities that act as a 'highway' for transport of proteins. ER (endoplasmic reticulum)
Folded pancake-like membranes that package proteins for export out of the cell are the ____. Golgi bodies
___ are small sacs filled with digestive juices that break down and dispose of worn out cell parts and waste lysosomes
What happens to a cell in salt water? "Water will leave the cell. This is called plasmolysis. You saw this in lab with Elodea
What does unicellular mean? one-celled
What does multicellular mean? many-celled
What are characteristics of (only) prokaryotes? "Prokaryotes are bacterial cells. They are small single celled organisms that do not have a nucleus.
What are characteristics of (only) eukaryotes? "Eukaryotes are plant and animal cells. They have a nucleus.
What are characteristics of ALL cells (prokaryotes and eukaryotes)? "All have DNA
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