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The Cell

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Malignant Cancerous Cell
Atrophy decrease in size of the cell's leading to a wasting away of tissue and organs.
Diffusion The most common transport mechanism.Diffusion is the movement of a substance from an area of higher concentration to lower concentration
Nucleus Is the control center,it controls the workings of the entire cell. In particular, the nucleus contains genetic information and control all protein synthesis
Atrophy Is a decrease in the size of the cells leading to a wasting away of tissues and organs
Benign Non cancerous cell
Neoplasm Abnormal new growth also called a tumor. A malignant neoplasm is a cancerous tumor and a benign neoplasm is a non cancerous tumor. Malignant neoplasms are invasive and tend to metastasize from an original primary site to another secondary site
Dysplasia Abnormal growth is an alteration in cells size shape or organization. The concern is that these alterations can result to cancer
Hyperplasia An overgrowth or increase in the number of cells. This result is an increase in the size of the tissue or organ.
Necrosis Death of cells or groups of cells
Metastasis The spreading of cancer cells
Amino acids The building blocks of protein
Anabolism This includes reactions that build larger more complex substances from simpler substances
Carbohydrates Organic compounds composed of carbon (C)hydrogen(H) and oxygen (O)
Catabolism This includes reaction to the breakdown of larger more complex substances into simpler substances.
Lipids Organic compounds that are commonly called fats or oils
Metabolism The series of chemical reactions necessary for the use of raw material. Divided into two parts anabolism and catabolism
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