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Anabolism

The building metabolic phase; grows, maintains, and repairs body structures.

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Biology

The study of the life and life processes.

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Catabolism

Membrane network of "roads" and "channels" that wind through cytoplasm.

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Chromosomes

Short, tightly coiled rods that contain genes.

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CYT/O-

A cell

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Cytoplasm

A substance between the plasma membrane and nucleus of all cells.

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DNA

Deoxyribonucleic acid, the chemical genes are made of.

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Genes

Regions of DNA organized into the body's "blueprint"

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KARY/O-

The nucleus

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Karyoplasm

The substance of the nucleus

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Karyotype

A picture of chromosomes in the nucleus of a cell.

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Metabolism

The chemical processes by which cells obtain and use energy.

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Nucleus

The spheroid body within a cell that dictates protein production, controls transport, metabolism, growth, and heredity.

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Organelles

Structures within cytoplasm

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-plasm

Formative, formed material.

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Plasma membrane

The outside boundary of the cell

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RNA

Ribonucleic acid, needed for production of protein within cells.

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Tissue Fluid

A saltwater solution that bathes every cell in the body.