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They form the parts of an organism and carry out all its function

cell

1

this is a rigid layer that surrounds the cells of plants and some other organisms

cell wall

2

this controls which substances pass into and out of a cell

cell membrane

3

this is a large oval structure that acts as a cell's control center, directing all of the cell's activities

nucleus

4

These carry out specific functions within a cell

Organelles

5

These are small grain-shaped organelles that produce proteins

Ribosomes

6

This fills the region between the cell membrane and the nucleus

Cytoplasm

7

This converts energy stored in food to energy the cell can use to live and function

Mitochondria

8

This is an organelle with a network of membranes that produces many substances

Endoplasmic reticulum

9

This receives proteins and other newly formed materials from the ER, packages them, and distributes them to other parts of the cell or to the outside of cell

Golgi apparatus

10

This is a type of sac a that stores water, food, or other materials needed by the cell

Vacuole

11

This captures energy from sunlight and changes it to a form of energy cells can use in making food

Chloroplast