Investigating Cell Structure & Function Crossword Puzzle

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  • tissue : a group of cells in an organism that have similar structure and function
  • cytoplasm : fluid that surrounds the organelles
  • nucleus : controls functions of cells and contains genetic material
  • cellwall : gives structure to plant cells
  • mitochondria : converts energy from food into energy a cell can use
  • vacuole : storage area for cells; water storage in plants
  • celltheory : all organisms are composed of one or more cells
  • organsystem : a group of organs that work together to perform a specific function or group of functions
  • cellmembrane : regulates what goes into and out of the cell
  • organelle : differentiated structure within a cell that performs a specific function
  • cell : the basic unit of structure and function in living organisms
  • chloroplast : site of photosynthesis in plant cells
  • organ : a group of tissues that perform a specific function or group of functions