Chapter 2 cells

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Cells

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Smallest unit of an organism that can carry on life functions

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Cell membrane

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Protective outer covering of all cells that regulates the interaction between the cell and the environment

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Cytoplasm

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Gel like substance that stores all cell parts(nucleus,E.R,ribosomes,)

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Organelles

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Structure in the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell that can acts as a storage site, processes energy, move materials, or manufacture substances

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Nucleus

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Organelle that controls all the activities of a cell and contains hereditary material made of proteins and DNA

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Chloroplast

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green, chlorophyll-containing,plant-cell organelle that uses light energy to produce sugar from carbon dioxide and water.

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Mitochondrion

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cell organelle that breaks down food and releases energy.

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Ribosome

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Small cytoplasmic structure on which cells make their own proteins

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Golgi body

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Organelles that package cellular materials and transport them within the cell or out of the cell

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Endoplasmic reticulum

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Cytoplasmic organelle that moves materials around in a cell and is made up of a complex series of folded membranes; can be rough (with attached ribosomes) or smooth (without attached ribosomes).

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Tissue

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Group of similar cells that work together to do one job

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Organ

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Structure, such as the heart made up of different types of tissues that all work together

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Virus

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A strand of hereditary material surrounded by a protein coating

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Cell theory

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states that all organisms are made up of one or more cells, the cell is the basic unit of life,and all cells come from other cells.

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Cell wall

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Rigid structure that encloses, supports, and protects the cells of plants, algae, fungi, and most bacteria