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cell

the smallest unit that can preform all life processes.

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nuceles

contains the cells dna.

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cytoplasm

The material or protoplasm within a living cells excluding the nucleus.

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cell membrane

a phospholipid layer that covers a cell's surface; acts as a barrier between the inside of a cell and the cell's environment.

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cell wall

A rigid structure that surrounds the cell membrane and provides support to the cell.

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mitochondria

an organelle found in large numbers in most cells, in which the biochemical processes of respiration and energy production occur. It has a double membrane, the inner layer being folded inward to form layers.

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Chloroplast

The organelle that uses the energy of sunlight to make food.

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Golgi complex

cell organelle that helps make and package materials to be transported out of the cell.

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Endoplasmic recticulum

A system of membranes that is found in a cell's cytoplasm and that is found in the production, processing, and transport of proteins and in the production of lipids.

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Ribosome

cell organelle composed of RNA and protein; the site of protein synthesis.

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Lysosome

A cell organelle that contains digestive enzymes.

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Vacuole

A space or a vesicle within the cytoplasm of a cell, enclosed by a membrane and typically containing fluid.