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Glossary of Structure of Life

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What are living things called?
organisms
What are cells that do not have membrane-bound structures called?
prokaryotic
What are cells that have membrane-bound structures called?
eukaryotic
What does unicellular mean?
made up of only one cell
What does multicellular mean?
made up of many cells
Objects or organism too small to be see without a microscope are called?
microscopic
What is the basic unit of structure and function of life?
A cell
What encloses the cell and acts as a gatekeeper?
the cell membrane
What gel-like fluid takes up most of the space inside a cell?
cytoplasm
What are the structures inside a cell called?
organelles

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