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What is the Control center and helps direct cell activity Nucleus
Converts nutrients into energy Mitochondria
Contains enzymes and chemicals that help digest materials brought to the cell Lysosomes
A network of sacs that are responsible for transporting and releasing proteins EndoplasmicReticulum
Stack of membranes that collect and modify chemical compounds GolgiBody
Protective lipid layer around cell, regulates what enter and leaves the cell Cellmembrane
A bundle of microtubules that organize the movement of chromosomes during cell division Centrioles
A jelly like substance, composed mostly of water that keeps the organelles in place Cytoplasm
Stores water, salts, carbs, and proteins. Help dispose waste Vacuole
Found on rough ER, it is the site of protein synthesis Ribosomes

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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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Parts of a Cell Crossword

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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. Cell membrane
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. Centosome
the jellylike material outside the cell nucleus in which the organelles are located. cytoplasm
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. Golgi body
round organelles surrounded by a membrane and containing digestive enzymes. This is where the digestion of cell nutrients takes place. lysosomes
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. mitochondrion
the membrane that surrounds the nucleus. nuclear membrane
an organelle within the nucleus - it is where ribosomal RNA is produced. Some cells have more than one nucleolus. 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. nucleus
small organelles composed of RNA-rich cytoplasmic granules that are sites of protein synthesis. ribosomes
(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). endoplasmic reticulum
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. 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 Organelles Crossword

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This is the most outer lighting of the cell and it encloses all of the other cell organelles cellmembrane
This is a rigid layer that surrounds the plant cells. It is located on the outside of the cell membrane. cellwall
What is the fluid substance that fills the cell cytoplasm
This is a membrane bound organelle, and round in shape. most of the cells activities are directed by this nucleus
Darkly stained, is in the nucleus, and it aids in protein formation and RNA synthesis nucleolus
A porous double membrane layer surrounding the nucleus. nuclearmembrane
The semi-fluid inside the nucleus, contains genetic information and the nucleolus nucleoplasm
One of the largest organs of the cell, also known as the powerhouse of the cell mitochondria
They are found in the endoplasmic reticulum. The aid in the help of manufacturing proteins for the cell Ribosomes
Membrane bound organelles containing digestive enzymes. They break down waste products and detoxify the cell. lysosomes
small body located near the nucleus, centrioles are made here centrosome
a large network of interconnecting membrane tunnels. can sometimes be covered in ribsosmes to give it a "rough" appearance endoplasmicreticulum
Flattened stacks of membrane bound sacs. They function as a packaging unit golgiapparatus
These are organelles for storage. In plant cells they perform fuctions of secretion, excretion and storage Vacuoles
an elongated or disc-shaped organelle containing chlorophyll chloroplasts
Contains odiative enzymes, and helps with lipid destruction peroxisome
Hair like structures cilia
a network of fibers made of micro-tubule and micro-filament, give support and maintains shape of cell. cytoskeleton
microscopic channels which traverse plant cell walls and enables transport and communication plasmodesmata
Storage organelles, store starch for synthesis of fatty acids and terpenes plastids

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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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Plant Cell Crossword Puzzle

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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

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CELL UNIT CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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PROTECTS AND SUPPORTS THE CELL CELL WALL
CONTROLLES MOVEMENT OF MATERIAL IN AND OUT OF A CELL CELL MEMBRANE
IT'S CALLED "BRAIN OF THE CELL" NUCLEUS
IT'S MUCH LARGER IN PLANT CELLS VACUOLE
IT BREAKS DOWN SUGER TO REALEASE ENERGY "POWER HOUSE" MITOCHONDRIA
CELL HIGH WAY SMOOTH ER
TRANSPORTS PROTIEN UNLIKE THE SMOOTH ER ROUGH ER
USES ENERGY FROM THE SUN CHLOROPLAST
A JELLY LIKE SUBSTANCE CYTOPLASM
SIESES PROTEIN RIBOSOME
CHANGES PROTIEN MADE BY CELLS GOLGI BODY
TRANSPORTS THINGS FROM THE ER TO THE GOLGI BODY GOLGI VESICLES
THE CENTER OF THE MICROTUBULES CENTROSOME
SEPARATES CHROMISOME DURING MITOSIS CENTRIOLES
BREAKS DOWN FOOD TO BE SMALLER LYSOSOME
"CONVEYER BELTS" MICROTUBULES

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Plant Cells and Animal Cells Crossword

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semi-fluid material inside the plasma membrane cytoplasm
large, membrane bound storage compartment vacuole
capture and convert light energy to chemical energy in plant cells chloroplast
thick, rigid mesh of fibers outside the plasma membrane; protects and gives support to plant cells cell wall
tail-like structure that aids in locomotion and eating flagellum
microtubules that play a role in cell division centriole
hair-like structures that aid in locomotion and sweep substances along surfaces cilium
converts fuel particles into usable energy; has an outer and inner membrane mitochondrion
make proteins ribosome
directs cell processes; contains the cell's DNA nucleus
part of the nucleus that makes ribosomes nucleolus
membrane system of folded sacs that are the site for making proteins and lipid endoplasmic reticulum
flattened stack of membranes that packages proteins for redistribution outside the cell golgi aparatus
flexible boundary that controls movement of substances into and out of the cell plasma membrane
supporting network of long, thin protein fibers that form a framework for the cell; supports organelles cytoskeleton
vescicles that digest excess organelles, bacteria, and food particles lysosome
basic structural unit of life cell
cell's genetic material DNA
________ cells without a nucleus or other membrane bound organells prokaryotic
________ cells contain a nucleus and membrane bound organelles eukaryotic

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Animal Cell Organelle Crossword

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Transports things from ER to the Golgi Body Golgi Vesicle
Modifies proteins made by cell aka Apperatus Golgi Body
Breaks down sugar (glucose) to release energy. "Powerhouse" Mitochondria
Separates chromosome pairs during Mitosis Centrioles
Controls movement of materials in and out of the cell. Maintains Homeostasis Cell Membrane
Jelly-like substance that supports and protects cell organelle cytoplasm
Contains all cell activities. The "Brain" of the cell that contains the genetic information (DNA) for the cell Nucleus
Small particles particle and fluid are brought into the cell by endocytosis Pinocytotic vesicle
Breaks down large food particles and digests waste Lysosomes
Moves the internal structures of the cell. "Conveyor Belt" Microtubules
Stores food, water and toxic waste Vacuoles
Transports materials and goods throughout the cell. "Cell Highway" Smooth ER
Helps make proteins and transports the throughout the cell Rough ER
makes Ribosomes Nucleosus

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