Type
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Description

A structure in a cell that has specialized function Organelles
Fills out the cell Cytoplasm
Provides framework for the cell Cytoskeleton
Loosely coiled fibers of DNA Chromatin
Rodlike structures that condense from chromatin Chromosones
Uniformly distributed throughout a solution Equilibrium
Same osmotic pressure Isotonic
Higher osmotic pressure Hypertonic
Lower osmotic pressure Hypotonic
Forces molecules through membranes Filtration
Prevents formation of excess tissue fluid Edema
Process that moves particles through membranes Active Transport
Transport of substances outside of the cell Exocytosis
Pinocytosis take tiny droplets of liquid
Cells that take in solids Phagocytosis
Phase where cells prepare to divide Interphase
Division of the nucleus Mitosis
Division of the cytoplasm Cytokinesis
Chromosones become visible Prophase
Chromosones line up in the middle Metaphase

Cell Transport Crossword

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Description

An organism's ability to maintain steady internal conditions when outside conditions change Homeostasis
Hydrophobic tails are facing inward and their hydrophilic heads are outward Phospholipid Bilayer
The movement of substances through a cell membrane without using the cell's energy Passive Transport
The movement of substances from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration Diffusion
The diffusion of water molecules only through a membrane Osmosis
When molecules pass through a cell membrane using special proteins called transport proteins Facilitated Diffusion
The movement of substances through a cell membrane only by using the cell's energy Active Transport
Cells energy ATP
The process during which a cell takes in a substance by surrounding it with the cell membrane Endocytosis
The process by which certain living cells called phagocytes ingest or engulf other cells or particles Phagocytosis
a process by which liquid droplets are ingested by living cells Pinocytosis
The process during which a cell’s vesicles releases their contents outside the cell Exocytosis
The maximum pressure that develops in a solution separated from a solvent by a membrane permeable only to the solvent Osmotic Pressure
Having a lower osmotic pressure than the surrounding environment is called Hypotonic
Having a higher osmotic pressure than the surrounding environment is called Hypertonic
Having equal osmotic pressure with the surrounding environment is called Isotonic

CHAPTER 3 CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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Description

INCLUDES ORGANELLES AND CYTOSOL CYTOPLASM
STRUCTURES WITHIN CYTOPLASM ORGANELLES
COMPOSED OF PROTEINS RNA RIBOSOMES
SACS THAT STORES OR TRANSPORT SUBSTANCES VESICLES
FLUID-FILLED SACS WITH CELLULAR ENERGY MITOCHONDRIA
SMALL, DENSE BODY WITH RNA AND PROTEIN NUCLEOLUS
DNA PROTEIN OF CELLS CHROMATIN
HIGHER TO LOWER AREA OF CONCENTRATION DIFFUSION
WATER MOVEMENT ACROSS PERMEABLE MEMBRANE OSMOSIS
SAME OSMOTIC PRESSURE AS BODY FLUIDS ISOTONIC
HIGHER PRESSURE THAN BODY FLUIDS HYPERTONIC
LOWER PRESSURE THAN BODY FLUIDS HYPOTONIC
MOVEMENT OF MOLECULES THROUGH A MEMBRANE FILTRATION
CHANGES THAT CELLS UNDERGO CELL CYCLE
DIVISION OF THE NUCLEUS MITOSIS
PERIOD BETWEEN CELL DIVISION INTERPHASE
CHROMOSOMES BECOME VISIBLE UNDER MICROSCOPLE PROPHASE
CHROMOSOMES ALIGN IN THE MIDDLE METAPHASE
CHROMATID REPLICATE AND SEPARATES ANAPHASE
NUCLEI SEPARATES FROM CHROMATID TELOPHASE
ABNORMAL GENES ONCOGENES
DIFFERENTIATE CELL TYPES STEM CELL
GIVES RISE TO CELLS TOTIPOTENT
ABLE TO FOLLOW SEVERAL PATHWAYS PLURIPOTENT
CELL DEATH APOPTOSIS

Homeostasis Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

active transport
carrier protein
concentration gradient
endocytosis
equilibrium
exocytosis
facilitated diffusion
hypertonic
hypotonic
isotonic
osmosis
passive transport
phagocytosis
pinocytosis
vesicle

Cellular Transport Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

movement of biochemicals and other molecular substance Passive Transport
The spreading of somthing more widely Diffusion
the diffusion of fluids through membrane Osmosis
The movement of ions or molecules across a cell membrane Active Transport
The transport of material out of the cell Exocytosis
The transport of materials into the cell Endocytosis
The transport of fluid into a cell Pinocytosis
The ingestion of smalller cell or cell fragment Phagocytosis
it has the same pressure across a semipermeable membrane Isotonic Solution
Any solution with a lower salt concentration than a normal cell Hypotonic Solution

cells of living things Crossword

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Description

Anton Van Leeuwenhoek Dutch scientist and businessman
Theodor schwann German physiologist
hypertonic higher osmotic pressure
Isotonic denoting or relating to a solution
hypotonic lower osmotic pressure
nucleus important part of an object
chloriplast contains chlorophyll
cell unit of structure and function
diffusion molecules form high concentration
osmosis semipermeable membrane
homeostasis stable internal conditions
exocytosis fusion of the vacuole membrane
golgi apparatus organelle in cells
mitocondria organelle found in large numbers
rough ER complex membrane
active transportation movement of materials

Unit 3 Vocab Word Search

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Description

Vacuole
Transport Proteins
Selective Permeability
Ribosomes
Prokaryotic
Plasma Membrane
Phospholipid Bilayer
Passive Transport
Osmosis
Organelles
Nucleus
Nucleolus
Mitochondria
Lysosomes
Isotonic Solution
Hypotonic Solution
Hypertonic Solution
Golgi Apparatus
Fluid Mosaic Model
Flagella
Facilitated Diffusion
Exocytosis
Eukaryotic
Endoplasmic Reticulum
Endocytosis
Dynamic Equilibrium
Diffusion
Cytoskeleton
Cytoplasm
Cilia
Chloroplasts
Centrioles
Cell Wall
Cell Theory
Active Transport

Chapter 7 vocabulary crossword puzzle

Type
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

Cell Transportation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Movement of water across a semipermeable membrane Osmosis
Movement of molecules from a high concentration to a lower concentration Diffusion
A structure within the cell membrane which allows charged and/or larger molecules to pass through the membrane Transport protein
Movement of molecules from a LOW concentration to a HIGH conc. using ATP (energy) Active Transport
Movement of molecules from a HIGH concentration to a LOW conc. with NO ATP (energy) used Passive Transport
Amount of molecules of a material in a specific area Concentration
A solution with a GREATER amount of SOLUTE ("dissolved stuff") as compared to the cell Hypertonic Solution
A solution with a LESSER amount of SOLUTE ("dissolved stuff") as compared to the cell Hypotonic solution
A solution with an EQUAL concentration of solute (and water) as compared to the cell Isotonic solution
The force that the vacuole places on the cell membrane to push it against the cell wall-- increases when vacuole is larger Turgor pressure
Means that only some things may pass through selectively permeable
Type of Active Transport where large amounts/sizes of molecules EXIT the cell in bulk exocytosis
Type of Active Transport where large amounts/sizes of molecules ENTER the cell in bulk endocytosis
"Water-loving"-- Refers to the polar phosphate heads of the phospholipid Hydrophilic
"Water-fearing"- refers to the fatty acid tails of the phospholipid which make the inner part of the cell mem. hydrophobic.

Cell Membrane Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

active transport
blake is tiny
cell membrane
concentration gradient
diffusion
endocytosis
exocytosis
facillitated diffusion
globular protein
hypertonic
hypotonic
isotonic
jeff rules
joel smells funny
osmosis
phospholipid
semipermeable

Cell Crossword Puzzle

Type
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 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