Ch. 3.2 Study Guide "Cells"

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Organelle
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A tiny cell structure that carries out a specific function within the cell
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Cell Wall
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A rigid layer of nonliving material that surrounds the cells of plants and some other organisms.
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Cytoskeleton
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Maintains cell shape
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Cell Membrane
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A cell structure that controls which substances can enter or leave the cell.
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Nucleus
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Brain of the cell
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Cytoplasm
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Gel-like fluid where the organelles are found
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Mitochondria
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A provider of Energy for the Cell
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Endoplasmic Reticulum
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A cell structure that forms a maze of passageways in which proteins and other materials are carried from one part of the cell to another. Or a folded ribbon
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Ribosome
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Makes proteins
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Golgi Body
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protein or lipid enters the cytoplasm
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Chloroplast
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An organelle found in plant cells that looks kind of like of a bean.
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Vacuole
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Storage center
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Lysosome
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Digests food and recycles organelles

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