Flashcards in Chapter 3 Deck (13)
Building blocks off cells
Building blocks of tissue
Who discovered cells?
5 basic concepts of cells related to the human body (Cell Theory)
-Cells are building blocks of all plants and animals.
-Cells are produced by division of existing cells.
-Cells are smallest units that perform physiological functions.
-Each Cell maintains homeostasis.
-Homeostasis at te tissue, organ and organism is a function of coordinated effort by cells.
Study of cells.
Two classes of cells?
sperm cells in males, oocyte cells in females
All other cells in body that are not sex cells.
Watery medium that surrounds cell.
Separates the cell contents (cytoplasm) from ECF.
What is cytoplasm made up of?
Organelles (little organs)- Intracellular structures.
Another term for cell membrane?