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Organelles

Organised/specialised structured within a living cell

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Nucleus

(Organelle) - contains genetic material (chromosomes)

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Cell membrane

(Organelle) - controls substances that go in and out

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Cytoplasm

(Organelle) - where most of the cell's chemical reactions happen. (Contains enzymes)

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Chloroplasts

(Organelle) - contains chlorophyll to absorb light for photosynthesis

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Cell wall

(Organelle) - surrounds the cell membrane and supports the cell

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Vacuole

(Organelle) - contains cell sap (solution of sugars and salts) which helps support the sell

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Cells

Specialised to carry out a particular function

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Tissues

Group of similar cells that carry out a particular function

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Organs

Group of different tissues that perform a function

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Organ system

A collection of organs to carry out a function
-digestive
-reproductive
-circulatory
-hormonal