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Cells

The basic units of structure and function in living things.

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Cell theory states

All living things are made up of cells
cells are the basic units of structure and function in living things
All cells are produces from other cells

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Cell wall

Is a rigid layer that surrounds the cell of plants and some other organisms

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Cell Membrane

The cell membrane controls which substance pass into and out of the cell.

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Nucleus

A large oval structure that acts as a cell's control center, directing the cell's activities

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Ribosomes

Are small grain shaped organelles that produce proteins

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Organelles

Tiny cell structures that carry out specific functions within the cell

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Cytoplasm

The cytoplasm fills the regions between the cell membrane and the nucleus

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Mitochondria

mitochondria convert energy stored in food to energy can use to live and function

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Golgi apparatus

The Golgi apparatus 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 the cell.

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Chloroplast

A chloroplast captures energy from sunlight and changes it to a form of energy cells Can use in making food.

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Lysosomes

lysosomes contains substances that break down large food particles into smaller ones.

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Muiltcellular

Means made of many cells

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Unicellular

Single cells organisms

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Tissue

A tissue is a group of similar cells that work together to preform a specific function

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Organ

An organ, such as your brain, is made of different kinds of tissues that carry that work together

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Organ system

An organ system is a group of organs that work toghter to preform a major function