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Cell Structure/Function

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Endoplasmic Reticulum
The membranes of this organelle make lipids (fats), break down materials, and packages proteins for delivery out of the cell
Cytoplasm
Clear jelly-like liquid inside the cell; all of the organelles float in it
Mitochondria
Releases energy for the cell; known as the "powerhouse" of the cell
Ribosome
Makes protein for the cell
Golgi Body/ Golgi Complex/
Golgi Apparatus
Packges and transports materials out of the cell
Nucleus
The control center of the cell; controls all cell activities
Vacuole
Storage sac that holds food, water, & wastes
Cell Wall
Stiff outer structure that protects the cell
Cell Membrane
Thin structure that protects the cell & acts as a "gatekeeper"--lets materials in and out of the cell
Nuclear Membrane
Surrounds & protects the nucleus
Chloroplast
The food making organelle which contains chlorophyll; photosynthesis occurs here

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