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cell membrane

controls what goes in & out of the cell & it keeps the organelles inside the cell

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cell wall

protects & supports the cell shape

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cytoplasm

It is jelly like material, contains cell organelles.
Metabolic reactions take place in it

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vacuoles

-In plants it is permanent, contains cell sap, it helps to keep the cell in shape as it presses outwards on the cell.
-In animals, it is small & temporary, it contains food or water.

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nucleus

controls the cell activities & contains the genetic material [DNA]

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chloroplast

Contains chlorophyll to absorb light to make food by
photosynthesis

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chlorophyll

green pigment that traps light

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mitochondria

Release energy by aerobic respiration, powerhouse of the cell

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ribosomes

Found free in cytoplasm or attached on the endoplasmic
reticulum. They make protein

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cells

basic functional and structural units in a living organism

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tissues

group of cells of similar structure working together to preform specific functions

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organs

group of tissues of the same structure working together to preform specific function

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organ system

group of organs with related functions working together to preform body functions

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ciliated cell

move mucus and bacteria trapped in trechea

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nerve cell

carry electrical impulses

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formula for magnification

M= Image/ actual size

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micrometer conversion

1 mm= 1000 micrometer