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Cells

What every living thing is made up of

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Microscope

An object that makes small things look larger

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Cell theory

A widely accepted explanation of the relationship between cells and living things

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Cell wall

A rigid layer that surrounds the cells of plants and some other organisms

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Cell membrane

Controls which substances pass into and out of a cell

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Nucleus

A cells control center

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Organelles

Carry out specific functions within a cell

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Ribosomes

Small grain shaped organelles that produce proteins

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Crypto plasm

Fills the region between the cell membrane and the nucleus

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Mitochochondria

The power house of a cell

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Endoplasmic reticulum

A network of membranes that produce many substances

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Elements

A substance that can not be Broken down into any simpler substances

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Compound

Form when two or more elements combine chemically.

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Carbohydrates

Energy rich organic compounds made of the elements carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen

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Lipids

Compounds mostly made of carbon hydrogen and some oxygen