cells

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cells

the basic building blocks of living things

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tissues

groups of cells that work together doing a job

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organ

a part of the body made up from different tissue types with all the same aim

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Membrane

Found in both plant and animal cells. It controls what enters and leaves a cell.

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Nucleus

Found in both pant and animal cells. Contains genes which control the production of protein in the cell.

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Cytoplasm

Found in both plant and animal cells. Area where reactions take place and materials are stored.

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DNA

Makes up genes that determine a cell's function and the organism's characteristics.

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Cellulose Cell Wall

Found only in plant cells. Givesthe plant cell structure.

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Chloroplast

Found in only some plant cells. Contains chloroplyll and absorbs sunlight.

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Cillia

Tiny hair like strucutre on some cells that catch dust/dirty and move mucus along.

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