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Rigid layer that surrounds the cell membrane of plant cells cell wall
plant cell used for support and strength sclerenchyma
Organelle that is the cite of photosynthesis chloroplast
type of carbohydrate found in cell walls of plants cellulose
the green pigment in a chloroplast chloroplyll
plant cell type used in photosynthesis, cell respiration, and storage parenchyma
the hydrobhobic molecule that stiffens and waterproofs vascular tissue lignin
the process where plants make their own food photosynthesis
saclike organelle that stores water central vacuole
type of plant cell used for support and wind resistance collenchyma
group of membrane bound organelles that include chloroplasts, chromoplasts, leucoplasts plastids

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PLANT TISSUE Crossword

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parenchyma tissue with connected air spaces. AERENCHYMA
thick, tough secondary walls impregnated with lignin SCLERENCHYMA
tubes with pits rather than openings at the ends. TRACHEIDS
outermost layer of cells EPIDERMIS
most abundant of the cell types found in the major parts of higher plants. PARENCHYMA
conducts dissolved food materials produced by photosynthesis. PHLOEM
pairs of cells that border stomata. GUARD
chief conducting tissue of water and minerals. XYLEM
provide flexible support for growing and mature plant organs. extra primary wall in the corners. COLLENCHYMA
component of the waxy outer coating of aquatic plant leaves. CUTIN
Certain cells associated with sieve tube companion cells
Tissue only meant for growth meristematic

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Biology cells crossword puzzle

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

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Plant Cells vs. Animal Cells Crossword

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This type of cell is rectangular in shape. plant
Animal cells are ______ in shape. irregular
This organelle is larger in a plant cell compared to it's size in an animal cell. vacuole
These green organelles are located in a plant cell, but not an animal cell. chloroplasts
The reason plant cells maintain their shape. cell wall
A plant cell is _____ than an animal cell. larger
An animal cell has many _____ vacuoles. small
This organelle in an animal cell contains digestive enzymes. lysosome
A(n) _____ cell has no cell wall. animal
The animal cell is _____ in size than the plant cell. smaller
Chloroplasts are the sight of ______ in a plant cell. photosynthesis
The organelle in the nucleus that helps make ribosomes; located in both plant and animal cells. nucleolus
This ER, located in both kinds of cells, has ribosomes making proteins. rough
_____ cells have the organelle that contains the DNA site where RNA is made. both
Both animal and plant cells have _____ different endoplasmic reticulums. two
Plant and animal cells are _____. eukaryotic
This site of cellular respiration is in both plant and animal cells. mitochondria
Both cells have this jelly-like substance that contains the organelles. cytoplasm
A plant cell has a cell wall AND a _______, unlike the animal cell. cell membrane
This "post office" organelle is located in both cells. golgi complex

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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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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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Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Crossword

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The first step of Cellular Respiration where glucose is broken in half and 2 ATP energy units are released. Glycosis
Short for Adenosine Triphosphate. It is the energy that is released when the mitochondrion breaks down the sugars you have eaten. ATP
The second of two major stages in photosynthesis, involving atmospheric CO2 fixation and reduction of the fixed carbon into carbohydrate. Calvincycle
The steps in photosynthesis that occur on the thylakoid membranes of the chloroplast and that convert solar energy to the chemical energy of ATP and NADPH, evolving oxygen in the process. Lightreactions
The small openings on the undersides of most leaves through which oxygen and carbon dioxide can move Stomata
Organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce its own food from inorganic compounds; also called a producer. Autotroph
An organelle inside a plant cell only where photosynthesis takes place Chloroplast
An organism that must eat plants or other animals for food heterotroph
An organelle inside an animal AND plant cell where cellular respiration takes place Mitochondria
The process by which plants use carbon dioxide + energy from the sun to create sugars and oxgen Photosynthesis
Produces 36 ATP energy units for each sugar molecule broken up Krebscycle
The process that takes place inside all eukaryotic cells (both plants and animals) that breaks down sugars to produce energy in the form of ATP Cellularrespiration
Cellular respiration that takes place when there is oxygen Aerobicrespiration
Cellular respiration that takes place where there is NO oxygen anaerobicrespiration
Sugars produced by photosynthesis Glucose
Primary light absorbing pigment in autotrophs chlorophyll

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Plant and Animal Cell Structures Crossword

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Protect and supports a plant cell cell wall
Packages substances Golgi
Jelly-like substance in the cell that surrounds and supports the organelles cytoplasm
The control center of a cell nucleus
DNA found in the nucleus of the cell chromatin
Where the assembly of ribosomes begin nucleolus
Proteins are assembled here ribosomes
Comes in two forms: smooth and rough Endoplasmic Reticulum
Contains enzymes that break down substances Lysosomes
Saclike storage organelles Vacuoles
Powerhouse of the cell Mitochondria
Network of protein filaments that helps the cell maintain its shape Cytoskeleton
Located near the nucleus an plays a roll in cell division Centrioles
Controls what enters and exits the cell Cell Membrane
Site of photosynthesis Chloroplast
Long, threadlike structures Flagellum
Short hair-like structures Cilia

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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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Cells Crossword

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Basic unit of life Cell
any of a number of organized or specialized structures within a living cell organelle
any organism whose cells contain a nucleus and other organelles enclosed within membranes eukaryote
a microscopic single-celled organism that has neither a distinct nucleus with a membrane nor other specialized organelles prokaryote
energy factories of the cells mitochondria
In both types of cells. Controls what goes in and out of the cell. (Gatekeeper) cell membrane
Plant cell. Helps protect and support the cell. Gives a plant cell a shape Cell Wall
In both types of cells. Directs all cell actions, including reproduction nucleus
a minute particle ribosome
a type of organelle in eukaryotic cells that forms an interconnected network of flattened, membrane-enclosed sacs or tube-like structures known as cisternae endoplasmic
the first chamber in the alimentary canal reticulum
an organelle in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells containing degradative enzymes enclosed in a membrane lysosome
(in green plant cells) a plastid that contains chlorophyll and in which photosynthesis takes place chloroplast
It is another packaging organelle like the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) golgi
a complex structure within an organization or system apparatus
the material or protoplasm within a living cell, excluding the nucleus cytoplasm
lash-like appendage that protrudes from the cell body of certain prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells flagellum
is an organelle found in eukaryotic cells cilia

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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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