Cell Structures Crossword Puzzle

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  • ribosome : made of rna; where proteins form
  • multicellular : an organism composed of two or more cells
  • cell membrane : outer layer of the cell that controls movement of materials into and out of all cells
  • chloroplast : in plant and algae cells; contain chlorophyll
  • unicellular : an organism composed of one cell
  • cytoplasm : gel-like substance that fills the cell
  • nucleus : acts as a control center of the cell
  • cells : the basic, functional unit of life
  • lysosome : contain digestive enzymes to break down food and worn out cell parts
  • organelle : a tiny structure within a cell's cytoplasm that carries out a specific function
  • prokaryote : any cell that lacks a nucleus
  • cell wall : tough but flexible layer outside the cell membrane in plants, fungi, bacteria and some protists; provides support and protection
  • eukaryote : any cell that possesses a nucleus and other membrane-bound organelles
  • mitochondria : where chemically stored energy in food is released as atp