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Flashcards in Cells Deck (13):
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Cell Membrane

Controls what goes in and out of the cells, in plant and animal cells

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Cell Wall

Rigged outer layer of a plant cell

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Cytoplasm

Gel-like fluid where organelles are found

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Mitochondria

Produces energy a cell needs in order to carry out its functions

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Lysosomes

Use chemicals to break down food and worn out cell parts

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Vacuoles

Stores food, water, waste, and other materials

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Golgi Bodies

Receives proteins and materials from the ER, packages them and distributes them

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Chloroplasts

Captures energy from the sunlight and uses it to produce food in a plant

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Endoplasmic Reticulum

Has passageways that carry proteins and other materials from one part of a cell to another

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Ribosomes

Assembles amino acids to create proteins

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Nucleus

Control center of the cell, contains DNA

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Nucleolus

Found in the nucleus and produces ribosomes

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Chromatin

Tiny strands in the nucleus that contains instructions for directing the cell's functions