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Health Science -Cell

Cell Parts

meiosis the division of sex cells
cytoplasm a semi-fluid inside a cell
endoplasmic reticulum a fine network of tubular structures located in the cytoplasm
golgi apparatus a stack of membrane layers located in the cytoplasm
muscle tissue produces power and movement by contraction of muscle fibers such as skeletal, cardiac and visceral
physiology the study of the processes of human beings/living organisms and how they work
nucleolus located inside the nucleus and is important in cell reproduction. its where ribosomes are made
cell protoplasm forms this basic unit of structure and function in all things
mitosis when cells reproduce by dividing into two identical cells
lysosomes oval or round bodies found throughout the cytoplasm. contains digestive enzymes that digest and destroy old cells, bacteria, and foreign material
organelles cell structures that help to function
epithetical tissue covers the surface of the body and is the main tissue of the skin
cell membrane the outer protective covering of a cell
nucleus controls cell activities and is important in cell division
edema causes swelling of tissues due to an excess amount of tissue fluids
pathophysiology the study of how disease occurs and the responses of living organisms to disease processes
pinocytic vesicles pocketlike fold in the cell membrane. allows large molecules like proteins and fats to enter the cell
connective tissue the supporting fabric of the organs and other body parts
system organs and other body partsjoined together to perform a particular function
anatomy the study of the form and structure of an organism
centrosome located in the cytoplasm and is near the nucleus. contains two centrioles
protoplasm the basic substance of all life
dehydration a condition in which there is and insufficient amount of fluid in the body
chromatin located in the nucleus and made of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and protein
tissue what forms when cells of the same type join together for a common purpose
mitochondria rod shaped organelleslocated througout the cytoplasm
nerve tissue made up of special cells (neurons). controls and coordinates body activities by transmitting messages throughout the body
Created by: mgener