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unit of structure and function in an organism Cell
separates the interior of all cells from outside enviorment . cell membrane
a universally accepted explanation of cells and tliving things. cell theory
a ridgid layer of not living material that covers the cell (plants and some other organisms) cell wall
collect energy from sun light and and use it to make food for the cell (plants) chloroplast
cytoplasm
passageways that carry proteins from one spot to another. endoplasmic recticulum
small circular structures that have chemicals that break down large food particals into smaller ones. lysosome
is the "power house of the cell". mitochohdrion
an organism made up of multiple cells. multicellular organism
a membrane that protects the nucleus. nuclear membrane
the control center of the cells controling all of its activities nucleus
things that carry out specific functions in the cell organelle
factories that make protiens ribosome
an organism with a singe cell. ex: bacteria unicellular organism
the cells storage area vacuole

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Cell Organelles Crossword

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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

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Cell Organelle Crossword

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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. Organelle
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. Mitochondria
An elongated or disc-shaped organelle containing chlorophyll. This is the site of photosynthesis. Chloroplast
The cell's "skeleton" of microtubules which gives it shape, strength, and the capacity for directed movement Cytoskeleton
The control center of the cell, it contains the hereditary information and carries the instructions for making proteins. Nucleus
The organelles where proteins are made from the translation of RNA strands. Ribosome
Jelly-like substance that makes up the matrix of the cell body. Cytoplasm
a double-layered membrane that surrounds the cell. Also called the plasma membrane, it regulates what enters and leaves the cell. Cell Membrane
known as the garbage men, contains digestive enzymes to breakdown worn out cell parts or destroy foreign invaders Lysosome
modifying, sorting and packaging of proteins for secretion. Golgi Body
membrane system of folded sacs and interconnected channels that serves as a site for protein and lipid synthesis Endoplasmic Reticulum
found in fungi, plants, and bacteria. It surrounds the cell membrane and aids in support and structure of the cell. Cell Wall
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 Vacuoles

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Cell Crossword Puzzle

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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

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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

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Cells Answer Key Crossword

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

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THE CELL Crossword

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Network of protein filaments in a eukaryotic cell that gives the cell its shape and internal organization and is involved in movement. cytoskeleton
Flattened collection of sacs that receive proteins and other newly formed materials from the ER, packages them and distributes them. Golgi body
Organelles where proteins are produced. ribosomes
Structure that captures energy from sunlight and uses it to produce food for the cell. chloroplast
Produces most of the energy the cell needs to carry out its function. mitochondria
Protects the nucleus and controls substances in and out of the nucleus. nuclear membrane
Some substances can pass through it while others can not. selectively permeable
S structure that contains chemicals that break down large food particles into smaller ones and also old cell parts. lysosomes
Tiny cell structures that carry out a specific function within a cell. organelle
Structure that stores water, food and other materials for the cell. vacuole
A flexible double layered sheet that makes up the cell membrane and forms a barrier between the cell and its surroundings. lipid bilayer
Located inside the cell wall of the plant cell and the outside boundary of the animal cell. cell membrane
Center of the cell that directs the cell's activities. nucleus
The jelly-like fluid between thecell membrane and the nucleus. cytoplasm
The center of the nucleus where ribosomes are made. nucleolus
The rigid layer of nonliving material that surroind plant cells that help support and protect the cell. cell wall
Structure that carries proteins and other materials from one part of the cell to another. (abbr.) ER
A smaller membrane enclosed structure that store and move materials between cell organells as well as to and from the surface. vesicles
Threadlike structures made up of a protein called actin. microfilaments
Structure in an animal cell that helps to organize cell division. centriole

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Cell Parts Crossword

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

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Cell Unit Vocabulary Crossword

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What are the basic building blocks of life? Cells
This cell is eukaryotic with no cell wall Animal Cell
This cell is eukaryotic with a cell wall Plant cell
A structural layer that surrounds some types of cells it can be tough, flexible, and sometimes rigid Cell wall
The basic building block of life Cell
Is a scientific theory which describes the properties of cells. Cell theory
Separates the interior of all cells from the outside environment. Cell membrane
a plastid that contains chlorophyll and in which photosynthesis takes place. Chloroplast
a gel-like substance that fills the cells of living organisms. Cytoplasm
is any organism whose cells contain a nucleus and other organelles enclosed within membranes. Eukaryotic
n activity or purpose natural to or intended for a person or thing Function
an organelle containing degradative enzymes enclosed in a membrane. Lysosomes
An organism that has more than one cell is ___________? Multicellular
An organism that has no more than one cell Unicellular
Any of a number of organized or specialized structures within a living cell Organelles
consisting of RNA and associated proteins, found in large numbers in the cytoplasm of living cells. Ribosomes
A storage in the cell Vacuole
A non-living thing Abiotic
A living thing Biotic
he tendency toward a relatively stable equilibrium between interdependent elements, especially as maintained by physiological processes. Homeostasis
produces food for green  plants by synthesizing simple sugars Clorophyll
The material of which the chromosomes of organisms other than bacteria are composed. It consists of protein, RNA, and DNA. Chromatin
forms an interconnected network of flattened, membrane-enclosed sacs or tube-like structures known as cisternae. Endoplasmic Reticulum
a slender threadlike structure, especially a microscopic whiplike appendage that enables many protozoa, bacteria, spermatozoa, etc., to swim. Flagella
A complex of vesicles and folded membranes within the cytoplasm of most eukaryotic cells, involved in secretion and intracellular transport. Golgi
The organelle that produce energy for the cell through cellular respiration, and are rich in fats, proteins, and enzymes-see cell illustration. Mitochondria
a dense organelle present in most eukaryotic cells, typically a single rounded structure bounded by a double membrane, containing the genetic material. Nucleus
a process used by plants and other organisms to convert light energy, normally from the Sun. Photosynthesis
single-celled organism that has neither a distinct nucleus with a membrane nor other specialized organelles Prokaryotic

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Cells Tissues & Organs Crossword

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What is the basic unit of structure? Cells
Outer covering of a cell Cell membrane
Tissue that receives and carries impulses to the brain and back of the body Nerve
Tissue that anchors, connects and supports other tissue Connective
Groups of tissue with the similar functions Organs
Groups of cells with similar functions Tissue
Controls the traits children inherit from their parents Genes
Control center of the cell Nucleus
Contains smaller structures that perform cell functions Cytoplasm
Thread like structures in the nucleus Chromosomes
Tissue that stretches and contracts to let the body move Muscle
You need a ______ to study cells Microscope
Cells need food, water and ____ to live Oxygen
Tissue that covers internal and and external body surfaces Epithelial
Examples of organs are the heart, brain, liver,______ and kidneys Lungs

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Cell Anatomy Crossword Puzzle

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A type of organelle in eukaryotic cells that forms an interconnected network of flattened, membrane-enclosed sacs or tube-like structures. Endoplasmic Reticulum
A group of organs that work together to perform body functions. Organ System
The material within a living cell, excluding the cell nucleus. Cytoplasm
A fluid-filled vesicle found in the cytoplasm of plant cells or protozoans. Vacuole
A group of similar cells that perform a common function. Tissue
A cell organelle composed of RNA and protein; site of protein synthesis. Ribosome
Any number of organized or specialized structures within a living cell. Organelle
The arrangement of parts in an organism. Structure
A rigid structure that surrounds the cell membrane and provides support to the cell. Cell Wall
The theory that states that all living things are made up of cells, that cells are the basic units of organisms, that each cell in a multicellular organism has a specific job, and that cells come only from existing cells. Cell Theory
A cell organelle that contains digestive enzymes. Lysosome
In eukaryotic cells, the organelle that is the site of cellular respiration, which releases energy for use by the cell. Mitochondria
An organelle found in plant and algae cells where photosynthesis occurs. Chloroplast
The cytoplasmic network of protein filaments that plays an essential role in cell movement, shape, and division. Cytoskeleton
A small dense spherical structure in teh nucleus of a cell during interphase. Nucleolus
A cell organelle that helps make and package materials to be transported out of a cell. Golgi Apparatus
A microscopic single-celled organism that has neither a distinct nucleus with a membrane nor other specialized organelles. Prokaryote
The process by which cells use oxygen to produce energy from food. Cellular Respiration
A collection of tissues that carry out a specialized function of the body. Organ
Any organism whose cells have a cell nucleus and other organelles enclosed within membranes. Eukaryote
The semipermeable membrane surrounding the cytoplasm of a cell. Cell Membrane
A dense organelle present in most eukaryotic cells that contains genetic material. Nucleus
One set of instructions for an inherited trait. Gene
The life cycle of a cell. Cell Cycle
In a eukaryotic cell, made up of DNA and protein. Chromosome

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