Flashcards in Ch. 4 Vocab Deck (14):
The diffusion of water though a semipermeable membrane
The movement of substances across a cell membrane without the use of energy by the cell.
The movement of substances across the cell membrane that requires the cell to use energy
The process by which a cell membrane surrounds a particle and encloses the particle in a vesicle to bring the particle into the cell.
The process in which a cell releases a particle by enclosing the particle in a vesicle that then moves to the cell surface and fuses with the cell membrane
The process by which plants, algae, and some Bactria use sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water to make food
The process by which cells use oxygen to produce energy from food
The breakdown of food without the use of oxygen
The life cycle of a cell
In a eukaryotic cell, one of the structures in the nucleus that are made up of DNA and protein
Chromosomes that have the same sequence of genes and the same structure
In eukaryotic cells, a process of cell division that forms two
The movement of particles from regions of higher density to regions of lower density