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Other Cell Organelles

Describes cellular organelles.

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centriole

centriole

Structure that arrange the mitotic spindles; made of microtubules.
centrosome

centrosome

Structure formed of two centrioles arranged in a perpendicular manner.
endoplasmic reticulum (ER)

endoplasmic reticulum (ER)

Organelle in eukaryotic cells that helps make and transport proteins; site of lipid synthesis.
Golgi apparatus

Golgi apparatus

Organelle in eukaryotic cells that processes proteins and prepares them for use both inside and outside the cell.
lysosome

lysosome

Vesicle with powerful digestive enzymes; breaks down harmful cell products, waste materials, and cellular debris.
peroxisome

peroxisome

Vesicle that uses oxygen to break down toxic substances in the cell.
rough endoplasmic reticulum

rough endoplasmic reticulum

Endoplasmic reticulum with ribosomes embedded on its surface.
smooth endoplasmic reticulum

smooth endoplasmic reticulum

Endoplasmic reticulum without ribosomes embedded on its surface.
transport vesicle

transport vesicle

Vesicle that moves molecules between locations inside the cell.
vacuole

vacuole

Large saclike organelle that stores and transports materials inside a cell.
vesicle

vesicle

Small saclike organelle that stores and transports materials inside a cell.

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