Parts of the Cell Crossword
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Description

A type of cell with a membrane
A type of cell lacking a membrane
the organelle of a eukaryotic cell that contains the genetic material
the double membrane that surrounds the nucleus
What DNA is arranged into
a specialized structure in the nucleus which is the site of rRNA synthesis and ribosome assembly
a complex of rRNA and protein that functions as a site of protein synthesis
the collection of membranes inside and surrounding a eukaryotic cell
a membranous network that is continuous with the outer nuclear membrane
the portion of endoplasmic reticulum that is free of ribosomes
the portion of endoplasmic reticulum with ribosomes attached
an organelle consisting of stacks of flat membranous sacs
a membrane-bounded vesicle with varied functions
site of photosynthesis
Plant cell structure

Cell Structure and Function Word Search

Cell Structure and Function Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

endoplasmic reticulum
nuclear envelope
golgi apparatus
concentration
lipid bilayer
cell membrane
cytoskeleton
chloroplasts
mitochondria
chromosomes
prokaryotes
eukaryotes
Cell theory
centrioles
organelles
cell wall
lysosomes
ribosomes
nucleolus
chromatin
cytoplasm
vacuoles
osmosis
Nucleus
Cells

Cell Crossword Puzzle

Cell Crossword Puzzle
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Crossword
Description

An organelle found in plants and algae that absorbs sunlight and uses it to drive the synthesis of organic compounds (sugars) from carbon dioxide and water
A protective layer external to the plasma membrane in plant cells bacteria fungi and some protists; protects the cell and helps maintain its shape
A structure found in animal cells from which microtubules originate and that is important during cell division (contains two centrioles)
The central vacuole is a cellular organelle found in plant cells. It is often the largest organelle in the cell. It is surrounded by a membrane and functions to hold materials and wastes.
A narrow thread of cytoplasm that passes through the cell walls of adjacent plant cells that allows connections between them.
A digestive organelle in eukaryotic cells; contains hydrolytic enzymes that digest engulfed food or damaged organelles
The contents of a eukaryotic cell between the plasma membrane and the nucleus; consists of a semi-fluid medium and organelles; can also refer to the interior of a prokaryotic cell
A cell structure consisting of RNA and protein organized into two subunits and functioning as the site of protein synthesis in the cytoplasm; in the eukaryotic cells the ribosomal subunits are constructed in the molecules
organelle composed of a double membrane that acts as the storehouse for most of a cell's DNA
A bean-shaped organelle that supplies energy to the cell and has its own ribosomes and DNA
The thickest of the three main kinds of fibers making up the cytoskeleton of a eukaryotic cell; a hollow tube made of globular proteins called tubulins; found in cilia and flagella
That portion of the endoplasmic reticulum with ribosomes attached that make membrane proteins and secretory proteins
The portion of the endoplasmic reticulum that lacks ribosomes centrioles/ A small cylindrical organelle near the nucleus in animal cells, occurring in pairs and involved in the development of spindle fibers in cell division.
A small cylindrical organelle near the nucleus in animal cells, occurring in pairs and involved in the development of spindle fibers in cell division.
A thin flexible layer around the cells of all living things; it's job is to separate the cytoplasm from the cell's surroundings
A complex of vesicles and folded membranes within the cytoplasm of most eukaryotic cells, involved in secretion and intracellular transport.

Biology cells crossword puzzle

Biology cells crossword puzzle
Type
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Description

the control center of the cell: contains DNA as chromatin
the fluid boundary surrounding all cells: made primarily of lipids
the rigid, protective outer barrier of some cells. in plants the cell wall is made of cellulose
the powerhouse of the cell. the site of cellular respiration.
areas of the cell used for storage of water and waste
the site of protein synthesis. found free in the cytoplasm as well as attached to the Rough ER. found in ALL CELLS
the site of photosynthesis in plant cells
a network of membranes used for intracellular transport of molecules
the gel-like substance that supports the organelles within the cell
organelles containing digestive
a cell without a nucleus or membrane-bound organelles
a cell with a nucleus and membrane-bound organelles
two kingdoms of organisms made up of prokaryotic cells
a circular piece of DNA, separate from the main genome found in bacteria and often used in bacterial transformation
the fact that certain cells have structures that allow them to carry out their intended function
the turning on and off of genes that allows cells to become specialized
a cell with many branching projections
cells that are specialized to contract and cause movement
cells that are specialized to carry oxygen within the body
cells that are specialized to attack and engulf pathogens that enter the body
male reproductive cells. they are haploid and have flagellum to allow for movement
stem cells that have had some genes turned off, so they can become only certain types of cells within the body
stem cells with the complete genome, still able to become any type of cell within the body

Cell Organelle Crossword

Cell Organelle Crossword
Type
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Description

A specialized subunit within a cell that has a specific function, and is usually separately enclosed within its own membrane. Little organs within the cell.
Shaped like a bean, this cell organelle helps take food and manufacture energy from it. It is known as the powerhouse of the cell. The energy it makes is ATP.
An elongated or disc-shaped organelle containing chlorophyll. This is the site of photosynthesis.
The cell's "skeleton" of microtubules which gives it shape, strength, and the capacity for directed movement
The control center of the cell, it contains the hereditary information and carries the instructions for making proteins.
The organelles where proteins are made from the translation of RNA strands.
Jelly-like substance that makes up the matrix of the cell body.
a double-layered membrane that surrounds the cell. Also called the plasma membrane, it regulates what enters and leaves the cell.
known as the garbage men, contains digestive enzymes to breakdown worn out cell parts or destroy foreign invaders
modifying, sorting and packaging of proteins for secretion.
membrane system of folded sacs and interconnected channels that serves as a site for protein and lipid synthesis
found in fungi, plants, and bacteria. It surrounds the cell membrane and aids in support and structure of the cell.
They can be used to contain cellular waste, isolate materials that may be harmful to the cell, or hold water for plants. They are very versatile in their function

Cell Organelles Crossword

Cell Organelles Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

A membrane bound structure that is the basic unit of life
The lipid bilayr that forms the outer boundary of the cell
A rigid structure that surrounds the cells of plants and most bacteria
A jelly-like substance that hold the cell organelles together
Known as the "skeleton" of the cell; network of long protein strands in the cytosol that helps support the cell
A system of membranes that modifies and packages proteins for export by the cell
Powerhouse of the cell; produces energy (ATP) from oxygen and sugar (cellular respiration)
An organelle containing digestive enzymes
The organelle where ribosomes are made, synthesized and partially assembled, located in the nucleus
The organelle that contains the DNA and controls the processes of the cell
An organelle that functions in the synthesis of proteins
Stores water and nutrients for the cell; very large in plant cells
A membrane bound sac that contains materials involved in transport of the cell
An internal membrane system in which components of cell membrane and some proteins are constructed
whip-like tails found in one-celled organisms to aid movement
One of several bodies with a specialized function that is suspended in the cytosol of the cell; small organs
A double membrane that surrounds the nucleus in the cell

Cell organelles and functions Crossword

Cell organelles and functions Crossword
Type
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Description

Basic unit of a chemical element
A group of atoms bonded together
the smallest structural and functional unit of an organism,
an organelle found in large numbers in most cells
the material or protoplasm within a living cell
study of cell structure and function
the semipermeable membrane surrounding the cytoplasm of a cell.
(in green plant cells) a plastid that contains chlorophyll and in which photosynthesis takes place.
a dense organelle present in most eukaryotic cells
any of a number of organized or specialized structures within a living cell.
single-celled organism which has neither a distinct nucleus with a membrane nor other specialized organelles
organism whose cells contain a nucleus surrounded by a membrane
a rigid layer of polysaccharides lying outside the plasma membrane of the cells of plants, fungi, and bacteria
A sphere-shaped structure within the cytoplasm of a cell that is composed of RNA and protein and is the site of protein synthesis
a network of membranous tubules within the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell
It is another packaging organelle like the endoplasmic reticulum
transport of materials within the cytoplasm.
an organelle in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells containing degradative enzymes enclosed in a membrane.
Theory that states that cells are the basic units of structure and function in living organisms.

Parts of a Cell Crossword

Parts of a Cell Crossword
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Description

the thin layer of protein and fat that surrounds the cell. The cell membrane is semipermeable, allowing some substances to pass into the cell and blocking others.
A small body located near the nucleus - it has a dense center and radiating tubules. The centrosomes is where microtubules are made. During cell division (mitosis), the centrosome divides and the two parts move to opposite sides of the dividing cell. The centriole is the dense center of the centrosome.
the jellylike material outside the cell nucleus in which the organelles are located.
a flattened, layered, sac-like organelle that looks like a stack of pancakes and is located near the nucleus. It produces the membranes that surround the lysosomes. The Golgi body packages proteins and carbohydrates into membrane-bound vesicles for "export" from the cell.
round organelles surrounded by a membrane and containing digestive enzymes. This is where the digestion of cell nutrients takes place.
spherical to rod-shaped organelles with a double membrane. The inner membrane is infolded many times, forming a series of projections (called cristae). The mitochondrion converts the energy stored in glucose into ATP (adenosine triphosphate) for the cell.
the membrane that surrounds the nucleus.
an organelle within the nucleus - it is where ribosomal RNA is produced. Some cells have more than one nucleolus.
spherical body containing many organelles, including the nucleolus. The nucleus controls many of the functions of the cell (by controlling protein synthesis) and contains DNA (in chromosomes). The nucleus is surrounded by the nuclear membrane.
small organelles composed of RNA-rich cytoplasmic granules that are sites of protein synthesis.
(rough ER) a vast system of interconnected, membranous, infolded and convoluted sacks that are located in the cell's cytoplasm (the ER is continuous with the outer nuclear membrane). Rough ER is covered with ribosomes that give it a rough appearance. Rough ER transports materials through the cell and produces proteins in sacks called cisternae (which are sent to the Golgi body, or inserted into the cell membrane).
fluid-filled, membrane-surrounded cavities inside a cell. The vacuole fills with food being digested and waste material that is on its way out of the cell.

Cell Parts Crossword

Cell Parts  Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

the basic structural unit of all living things
a specialized part of a cell having some specific function made of macromolecules
A single-celled or multicellular organism whose cells contain a membrane-bound nucleus
organism not enclosed in a nucleus. Bacteria and archaeans are this
an organelle in the cytoplasm of cells that produces energy
the semipermeable membrane enclosing the cytoplasm of a cell
the definite boundary that is part of plant cells and not in animal cells
a double membrane, and found in most living eukaryotic cells, directing their growth, metabolism, and reproduction, and functioning in the transmission of genic characters
particles in the cytoplasm of cells, either free or attached to the endoplasmic reticulum, that contain RNA and protein and are the site of protein synthesis
The membrane network in cytoplasm that is composed of tubules that carry ribosomes on their surfaces some are rough while others are smooth.
a cell organelle containing enzymes that digest particles
contains chlorophyll and other pigments, occurrs in plants and algae that carry out photosynthesis
a complex of vesicles and folded membranes within the cytoplasm of most eukaryotic cells, involved in secretion and intracellular transport
jelly like substance between the cell membrane and the nucleus
enables many protozoa, bacteria, spermatozoa to move about / swim about the cell
providing locomotion to protozoans and moving liquids along internal tissues in animals

Cells Answer Key Crossword

Cells Answer Key Crossword
Type
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Description

The basic building blocks of all living things.
A group of similar cells that live and work together
A collection of tissues joined in a structural unit to serve a common function.
A group of organs that work together to perform one or more functions.
An individual life form.
Surrounds the cytoplasm of a cell and gives the cell structure and support.
A gel-like substance inside the cell that contains all the cell parts and organelles.
A group of tissues that work together to perform a specialized function or functions.
Molecules that contain all the genetic material and traits for each organism.
Molecules are single stranded nucleic acids composed of nucleotides.
A type of plastid that contains chlorophyll which is where photosynthesis takes place.
An organelle that modifies,sorts,and packs molecules and stores or sends it when needed.
Often known as the "powerhouses" of the cell, this organelle generates energy for the cell through cellular respiration.​This means it takes in nutrients from the cell, breaks it down, and turns it into energy.
An organelle in both plant and animal cells that provides support and participates in a variety of cellular functions including storage, protection, and growth.
Sacs of enzymes that digest food, water, and waste
Extensive network of membranes composed of both regions with ribosomes (rough ER) and regions without ribosomes (smooth ER).
Tiny structures bound by a membrane that contain enzymes that produce hydrogen peroxide as a by-product.
The outermost covering of a cell that protects the cell and gives it shape & support.
Multicellular organism
Unicellular organism
Organisms made up of only one cell
Organisms made up of two or more cells
Chemical compound that contains carbon atoms.
Molecules that allow organisms to transfer genetic info from one generation to the next. There are two types of nucleic acids: DNA and RNA.
Consisting of RNA and proteins, they are responsible for protein production and assembly.
A substance made entirely of one type of atom.
The smallest unit of a substance that maintains the properties of that substance.
Membrane bound structure that contains the cell's hereditary information and DNA. Also controls all of the cells activities.
A membrane which surrounds the genetic material and nucleus in eukaryotic cells.
A structure inside the cell nucleus that rewrites ribosomal RNA (rRNA) and combine it with proteins, results in the formation of incomplete ribosomes.
Tubelike structures that aid in cell division and Celiogenesis, are generally are found close to the nucleus
A theory that descibes the basic characteristics of all cells and organisms. It is one if the foundational ideas of modern biology

cell Crossword

cell Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

the smallest structural and functional unit of an organism
a rigid layer of polysaccharides lying outside the plasma membrane of the cells of plants, fungi, and bacteria. In the algae and higher plants it consists mainly of cellulose
•a small cavity or space in tissue, especially in nervous tissue as the result of disease
(in green plant cells) a plastid that contains chlorophyll and in which photosynthesis takes place.
the semipermeable membrane surrounding the cytoplasm of a cell
an organelle found in large numbers in most cells, in which the biochemical processes of respiration and energy production occur. It has a double membrane, the inner layer being folded inward to form layers (cristae).
The endoplasmic reticulum (ER) is a type of organelle in the cells of eukaryotic organisms that forms an interconnected network of flattened, membrane-enclosed sacs or tube
The main function of the Golgi apparatus is to modify, sort and package the macromolecules that are synthesized by the cells for secretion purposes or for use within the cell
The ribosome is a complex molecular machine found within all living cells, that serves as the site of biological protein synthesis (translation). Ribosomes link amino acids together in the order specified by messenger RNA (mRNA) molecules
In cell biology, the cytoplasm is the material within a living cell, excluding the cell nucleus. It comprises cytosol and the organelles – the cell's internal sub-structures
the central and most important part of an object, movement, or group, forming the basis for its activity and growth.
The nucleolus is the largest structure in the nucleus of eukaryotic cells, where it primarily serves as the site of ribosome synthesis and assembly
The nuclear envelope, also known as the nuclear membrane, is made up of two lipid bilayer membranes which in eukaryotic cells surrounds the nucleus, which encases the genetic material