B2.1 - Cells and Simple Cell Transport (Glossary)

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Cell

A fundamental unit of a living organism

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Specialised

Adapted for a particular purpose

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Nucleus

The control centre of a cell

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Cytoplasm

The substance found in living cells where chemical reactions take place

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The structure in the cytoplasm where energy is produced from chemical reactions

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Ribosome

Small structure found in the cytoplasm of living cells where protein synthesis takes place

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Vacuole

A fluid filled sack found in plant cells

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Yeast

A single celled fungus; a microorganism

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Respiration

The process of converting glucose into energy inside cells

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Diffusion

The mixing of two substances through the natural movement of their particles from a high concentration to a low concentration

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