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Cytology

Study of structure and function of animal cells

2

3 things all cells are composed of

1. Plasma membrane
2. Cytoplasm
3. Nucleus

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Plasma Membrane

-phospholipid bilayer with polar heads and fatty acid tails
-semipermeable membrane
-folded into projections called microvilli which increase surface area
-Protection of cell

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Cytoplasm

-Jelly like material inside the cell that provides support and protection of organelles

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Cytoplasm consists of

-cytoskeleton, cytoskeleton, and organelles

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Cytoskeleton composed of

collection of protection filaments that include microtubules, actin filaments and intermediate filaments

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Microtubules form which two structures?

cilia and microvilli