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vesicle: A membrane bound sac that contains materials involved in transport of the cell.

tissue: a group of similar cells that carry out a similar function

prokaryote: A unicellular organism that lacks a nucleus and membrane bound organelles

organ system: A group of organs that interact to perform a set of related tasks

organ: several types of body tissues that together form a function

vacuole: A fluid filled organelle that stores enzymes or water

ribosome: An organelle that functions in the synthesis of proteins

organelle: One of several bodies with a specialized function that is suspended in the cytosol of the cell

nucleus: The organelle that contains the DNA and controls the processes of the cell

nucleolus: The organelle where ribosomes are made, synthesized and partially assembled, located in the nucleus

nuclear envelope: A double membrane that surrounds the nucleus in the cell

mitochondria: Powerhouse of the cell, organelle that is the site of ATP (energy) production

lysosomes: An organelle containing digestive enzymes

golgi apparatus: A system of membranes that modifies and packages proteins for export by the cell

eukaryote: A cell that contains a nucleus and membrane bound organelles

cytoskeleton: A network of long protein strands in the cytosol that helps support the cell

cytoplasm: The region of the cell between the cell membrane and the nucleus

chloroplast: A plastid containing chlorophyll, the site of photosynthesis

cell wall: A rigid structure that surrounds the cells of plants and most bacteria

cell theory: This says that all living things are made of cells, that cells are the basic unit of structure and function and that cells only come from other cells.

cell membrane: The lipid bilayer that forms the outer boundary of the cell

cell: A membrane bound structure that is the basic unit of life

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