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Cell Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
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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 Chloroplasts
A protective layer external to the plasma membrane in plant cells bacteria fungi and some protists; protects the cell and helps maintain its shape Cell Wall
A structure found in animal cells from which microtubules originate and that is important during cell division (contains two centrioles) Centrosome
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. Central Vacuole
A narrow thread of cytoplasm that passes through the cell walls of adjacent plant cells that allows connections between them. Plasmodesma
A digestive organelle in eukaryotic cells; contains hydrolytic enzymes that digest engulfed food or damaged organelles Lysosome
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 Cytoplasm
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 Ribosomes
organelle composed of a double membrane that acts as the storehouse for most of a cell's DNA Nucleus
A bean-shaped organelle that supplies energy to the cell and has its own ribosomes and DNA Mitochondria
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 Microtubules
That portion of the endoplasmic reticulum with ribosomes attached that make membrane proteins and secretory proteins Rough ER
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. Smooth ER
A small cylindrical organelle near the nucleus in animal cells, occurring in pairs and involved in the development of spindle fibers in cell division. Centrioles
A thin flexible layer around the cells of all living things; it's job is to separate the cytoplasm from the cell's surroundings Cell Membrane
A complex of vesicles and folded membranes within the cytoplasm of most eukaryotic cells, involved in secretion and intracellular transport. Golgi Body

CELL BIOLOGY Word Search

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ecosystem
community
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cell theory
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photosynthesis
nucleus
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mitochondria
vacuole
cytoplasm
chloroplast
cell growth
carbon dioxide
sexual reproduction
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Cell Structure and Function Word Search

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

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

Plant and Animal Cell crossword puzzle

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Has both a cell wall and cell membrane plant cell
This structure is selectively permeable cell membrane
Cells that contain a nucleus eukaryotic
The watery jelly-like medium part of the cytoplasm cytosol
An organelle that controls all of the processes and chemical reactions inside a cell nucleus
The DNA inside the nucleus contains the cell's ...........material genetic
The difference in DNA that occurs between individuals is called ......... variation
Cells that are very active will have more ........than cells that are less active mitochondria
The liquid in this organelle is called cell sap and helps to support the plant vacuole
This organelle is responsible the process of photosynthesis chloroplast
Cell walls are absent in these cells animal cell
The smallest basic unit of life cell
A group of cells similar in structure and function is called ...... tissue
The heart and lungs are examples of ...... organs
Small specialised structures that perform functions for a cell organelles

Chapter 7 vocabulary crossword puzzle

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Crossword
Description

The smallest unit of structure & function of living things Cell
Tiny organ which is a structure in a cell with a particular function Organelle
a minute cylindrical organelle near the nucleus in animal cells, occurring in pairs and involved in the development of spindle fibers in cell division Centriole
Produces energy from breaking Mitochondria
the spreading of something more widely Diffusion
Water loving Hydrophilic
is a form of active transport in which a cell transports molecules Endocytosis
is any organism whose cells contain a nucleus and other organelles enclosed within membranes Eukaryote
Storage -> H2O and wastes ions Vacuole
Builds protein and reads DNA protection Ribosome
Rigid, keeps shape also protection Cell wall
Water movement Osmosis
Solution with equal concentration Isotonic
A big amount of trash that exits the cell Exocytosis
a microscopic single-celled organism that has neither a distinct nucleus with membrane nor other specialized organelles Prokaryote
Sac with enzymes to break down old parts Lysosome
Transport material within the cell Endoplasmic reticulum
Two phospholipid molecules arranged tail to tail Lipid bilayer
A membrane that allows some material IN & Out Selectively permeable
A solution with MANY particles, high concentration Hypertonic
Solution with low concentration Hypotonic
Is the process of spontaneous passive transport of molecules or ions across cell's membrane Facilitated diffusion
Control center and protects & holds DNA also is instructed to build and run organisms Nucleus
a microscopic network of protein filaments and tubules in the cytoplasm of many living cells, giving them shape and coherence Cytoskeleton
Uses sun energy to produce sugars "photosynthesis" Chloroplast
Transport material out of or into the cell Golgi apparatus
tending to repel or fail to mix with water Hydrophobic
the tendency toward a relatively stable equilibrium between interdependent elements Homeostasis

Plant Cell Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

The jelly-like fluid that is consistently flowing inside a cell. Cytoplasm
An organelle that packags and distributes proteins: it modifies and sends proteins to the correct place within the cell. Golgi Body
An organelle that store water and other excess materials not needed by th cell. Vacuole
An organelle that makes energy for the cell by breaking down sugars. Mitochondria
An organelle that makes proteins. Ribosomes
A rigid structure that gives support and shape to a cell. Only in plant cells. Cell Wall
A protective layer that overs the cell's surface. It controls the movement of particles in and out of the cell. Cell Membrane
An organlls that is responsible for destroying worn or damaged organelles. Lysosomes
An organelle only found in plant and algae cels where photosynthesis takes place (contains cchlorophll). Chloroplast
An organelle made up of folded membranes whose functions include making proteins, lipids, and proccessing other materials. Endoplasmic Reticulum
A web of proteins in the cytoplasm that keeps a cell's mebrane from collasping. Cytoskeleton
One of the structures in the nucleus that is made up of DNA and protein. Chromosomes
An organelle that contians genetic material. Nucleus
Inside of the nucleuos where ribosomes are made. Nucleolus
Controls the movement of praticles in and out of the nucleus Nuclear Membrane
A flexible boundary that controls the movemens of substamces into and out of the cell. plasma membrane
A fluid or air-filled cavity or sac. vesicle
The relaxed form of DNA in the cell's nucleus. chromatin
Projections that aid in locomotion and feding. Flagellum
The ageuous component of the cytoplasm of a cell, various organelles and particles are suspended. Cytosol

Cell Organelles Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Cell organelles and Functions Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Supports and protects the structure of the cell Cell wall
Encloses,protects,and controls movement in and out of the cell Cell membrane
Holds the cell in place Cytoplasm
Controls many functions of the cell often considered the cells brain, contains DNA Nucleus
Makes protein and liquids and helps break down toxins Ribosomes
Transports materials. It also breaks down toxic material that could harm the cell Endoplasmic reticulum
Main power source of the cell that produces energy Mitochondria
Organelle in plant cells where photosynthesis occurs. Converts sunlight to energy Chloroplast
Packages and distributes proteins out of the cell Golgi bodies
Digests food, gets rid of waste ,protects from outside invaders. Lysosomes

Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What are the smallest units of life? cells
what is in the center of our cells? nucleus
What is a microscopic single-celled organism? Prokaryote
What is an organism consisting of a cell? Eukaryote
What is the semipermeable membrane surrounding the cytoplasm of a cell? cell membrane
Several structures with specialized functions, suspended in the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell organelle
What are the food producers of the cell? chloroplast
What are known as the powerhouses of the cell? mitochondria
What are the protein builders or the protein synthesizers of the cell? ribosomes
What is a complex of vesicles and folded membranes within the cytoplasm of most eukaryotic cells? Golgi bodies
What are organelles that contain digestive enzymes? lysosome
What is the material or protoplasm within a living cell, excluding the nucleus? cytoplasm
What is a tough and rigid outer layer that protects the cell and gives it shape? cell wall
What is a gelatinous layer forming the outer surface of some bacterial cells? capsule
What is a whip-like structure that allows a cell to move? flagellum
What is a small dense spherical structure in the nucleus of a cell during interphase? nucleolus
What is an irregularly shaped region within the cell of a prokaryote? nucleoid
What is a molecule that encodes genetic information for the development and functioning of living organisms? DNA
What is the colorless material comprising the living part of a cell? protoplasm
What is a network of membranous tubules within the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell? endoplasmic reticulum