Various Cell Vocabulary

Various Cell and Life Systems Vocabulary

Term

Picture

Definition

 

Active transport

 

 

 

The movement of materials across a cell membrane using cellular energy

 

Asexual

Reproduction

 

 

A reproductive process that involves only one parents and produces offspring that are genetically identical to the parent

 

Binary Fission

(use old textbook)

 

 

A form of asexual reproduction in which one cell divides to form 2 identical cells

 

 

Budding

(use old textbook)

 

 

A form of asexual reproduction in which a new organism grows out of the body of a parent

 

Diffusion

 

 

 

The process by which molecules move from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration

 

Endocytosis

 

 

 

The process by which the cell membrane takes particles into the cell by changing shape and engulfs the particles

 

Exocytosis

 

 

 

The process by which the vacuole surrounding the particles fuses with the cell membrane forcing contents out of the cell

 

Fragmentation

(use old textbook)

 

 

A form of asexual reproduction

 

Osmosis

 

 

 

The diffusion of water molecules across a selectively permeable membrane

 

Passive Transport

 

 

 

The movement of dissolved materials across a cell membrane without using cellular energy

 

Sexual Reproduction

 

 

 

A reproductive process that involves 2 parents that combine their genetic material to produce a new organism which differs from both parents.

  • Use the old and new science textbooks to look up these words.
  • When you are finished, read pages 172-179.Complete Apply It and all of the questions on page 179, including the math portion
  • This sheet will be collected for a grade- minus two points for each missing illustration and minus 7 points for any missing definitions or incomplete definitions