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Organelles-Function
Cell Organelles
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Biology
11/13/2008

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Term
Cell Membrane (Plasma Membrane)
Definition

Controls what enters and exits the cell

Term
Golgi Bodies
Definition
Stores, packages and sends out or delivers materials
Term
Cell Wall
Definition
Protects and gives cell shape
Term
Nucleus
Definition

The control center of the cell

(contains DNA)

Term
Ribosome
Definition
Produces proteins and enzymes
Term
DNA
Definition

Contains genetic information

found in chromosomes

Term

Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER)

Smooth ER

Definition
Transports materials; "lacks ribosomes": makes fats
Term

Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER)

Rough ER

Definition

Transports materials (proteins);

"contains ribosomes"

stores and ships proteirns (like the UPS man)

Term
Centrioles
Definition
Used in cell reproduction
Term
Mitochondria
Definition
Produces energy (ATP)
Term
Vacoule
Definition
Stores water and nutrients, waste
Term
Lysosomes
Definition
Breaks down materials and wastes
Term
Nuclear Membrane
Definition

Controls what enters and exits the nucleus

Term
Cytoplasm
Definition

Site of chemical processes and most organelles-

makes up majority of the cell

Term

Chloroplast

 

 

Definition

Site of photosynthesis

Performs photosynthesis

Term
Nucleolus
Definition

Inner core of nucleus-

contains DNA and chromatin

Term

Cytoskeleton

(Microtubles and Microfilaments)

Definition

Provides internal structure

Term
Microtubules
Definition
Provides strength and shape and transportation system
Term
Microfilaments
Definition
Enable cell to move or change shape
Term
Vesicle
Definition
Provides support and brings in and removes large materials within the cell