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organisms whose cells have a nucleus Eukaryote
An organelle that stands outside the cell membrane and helps the plant keep structure Cellwall
smallest structure and functional unit of an organism Cell
microscopic whip like appendage that enables many protozoa,bacteria or sperm to swim Flagellum
network of tubules within the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell, rough or smooth EndoplasmicReticulum
processes of respiration and energy production occur Mitochondria
unicellular organism that lacks a nucleus Eukaryote
organelle present in most eukaryotic cells Nucleus
a number of organized or specialized structures within a living cell. Organelle
organelle in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells containing enzymes Lysosome
semipermeable membrane surrounding the cytoplasm of a cell CellMembrane
contains chlorophyll and in which photosynthesis takes place Chloroplast
The material inside of a living cell Cytoplasm
hairlike vibrating structure, occur in large numbers on the surface of certain cells Cilia
folded membranes within the cytoplasm of most eukaryotic cells GolgiApparatus
particle consisting of RNA and associated proteins Ribosome

Cell organelles and functions Crossword

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Description

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

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

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

Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells Crossword

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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

Cells Crossword

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Description

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

Cell Crossword

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Description

any of a number of organized or specialized structures within a living cell. Organelle
a plastid that contains chlorophyll and in which photosynthesis takes place. chloroplast
the smallest structural and functional unit of an organism, typically microscopic and consisting of cytoplasm and a nucleus enclosed in a membrane. Microscopic organisms typically consist of a single cell, which is either eukaryotic or prokaryotic. cell
An organism whose cells contain a nucleus surrounded by a membrane and whose DNA is bound together by proteins (histones) into chromosomes. eukaryotes
ny of the typically unicellular microorganisms that lack a distinct nucleus and membrane-bound organelles and that are classified as a kingdom (Prokaryotae syn. Monera) or into two domains (Bacteria and Archaea) — compare archaea, bacterium, eukaryote. prokaryotic
an organelle found in large numbers in most cells, in which the biochemical processes of respiration and energy production occur. It has a double membrane, the inner layer being folded inward to form layers (cristae). mitochondria
the semipermeable membrane surrounding the cytoplasm of a cell. cell membrane
a rigid layer of polysaccharides lying outside the plasma membrane of the cells of plants, fungi, and bacteria. In the algae and higher plants, it consists mainly of cellulose. cell wall
a dense organelle present in most eukaryotic cells, typically a single rounded structure bounded by a double membrane, containing the genetic material. ASTRONOMY nucleus
a minute particle consisting of RNA and associated proteins, found in large numbers in the cytoplasm of living cells ribosomes
a network of membranous tubules within the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell, continuous with the nuclear membrane. It usually has ribosomes attached and is involved in protein and lipid synthesis. endoplasmic reticulum
an organelle in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells containing degradative enzymes enclosed in a membrane. lysosome
a plastid that contains chlorophyll and in which photosynthesis takes place. chloroplast
An organelle in eukaryotic cells that stores and modifies proteins for specific functions and prepares them for transport to other parts of the cell. golgi
he material or protoplasm within a living cell, excluding the nucleus. cytoplasm
a slender threadlike structure, especially a microscopic whiplike appendage that enables many protozoa, bacteria, spermatozoa, etc., to swim. flagellum
a short, microscopic, hairlike vibrating structure. cilium

Cell Unit Vocabulary Crossword

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Description

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

cells Crossword

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Description

the smallest structural and functional unit of an organism, typically microscopic and consisting of cytoplasm and a nucleus enclosed in a membrane. cell
any of a number of organized or specialized structures within a living cell organelle
an organism consisting of a cell or cells in which the genetic material is DNA in the form of chromosomes contained within a distinct nucleus eukaryote
a microscopic single-celled organism that has neither a distinct nucleus with a membrane nor other specialized organelles prokaryote
an organelle found in large numbers in most cells, in which the biochemical processes of respiration and energy production occur mitochondria
he semipermeable membrane surrounding the cytoplasm of a cell cell membrane
a rigid layer of polysaccharides lying outside the plasma membrane of the cells of plants, fungi, and bacteria cell wall
a dense organelle present in most eukaryotic cells, typically a single rounded structure bounded by a double membrane, containing the genetic material nucleus
a minute particle consisting of RNA and associated proteins, found in large numbers in the cytoplasm of living cells ribosomes
An organelle in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells containing degradative enzymes enclosed in a membrane. Lysosome
A plastid that contains chlorophyll and in which photosynthesis takes place. chloroplast
t is another packaging organelle like the endoplasmic reticulum (ER). golgi
the material or protoplasm within a living cell, excluding the nucleus. cytoplasm
a slender threadlike structure, especially a microscopic whip like appendage that enables many protozoa, bacteria, and spermatozoa to swim. Flagellum
an organelle found in eukaryotic cells. cilia
a network of membranous tubules within the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell, continuous with the nuclear membrane. endoplasmic reticulum

cell Crossword

Type
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Description

the smallest structural and functional unit of an organism cell
a rigid layer of polysaccharides lying outside the plasma membrane of the cells of plants, fungi, and bacteria. In the algae and higher plants it consists mainly of cellulose cell wall
•a small cavity or space in tissue, especially in nervous tissue as the result of disease vacuole
(in green plant cells) a plastid that contains chlorophyll and in which photosynthesis takes place. chloroplast
the semipermeable membrane surrounding the cytoplasm of a cell cell membrane
an organelle found in large numbers in most cells, in which the biochemical processes of respiration and energy production occur. It has a double membrane, the inner layer being folded inward to form layers (cristae). mitochondria
The endoplasmic reticulum (ER) is a type of organelle in the cells of eukaryotic organisms that forms an interconnected network of flattened, membrane-enclosed sacs or tube endoplamic reticulum
The main function of the Golgi apparatus is to modify, sort and package the macromolecules that are synthesized by the cells for secretion purposes or for use within the cell golgi apparatus
The ribosome is a complex molecular machine found within all living cells, that serves as the site of biological protein synthesis (translation). Ribosomes link amino acids together in the order specified by messenger RNA (mRNA) molecules ribosomes
In cell biology, the cytoplasm is the material within a living cell, excluding the cell nucleus. It comprises cytosol and the organelles – the cell's internal sub-structures cytoplasm
the central and most important part of an object, movement, or group, forming the basis for its activity and growth. nucleus
The nucleolus is the largest structure in the nucleus of eukaryotic cells, where it primarily serves as the site of ribosome synthesis and assembly nucleolus
The nuclear envelope, also known as the nuclear membrane, is made up of two lipid bilayer membranes which in eukaryotic cells surrounds the nucleus, which encases the genetic material nuclear membrane

Cell Anatomy Crossword Puzzle

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Description

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