Medical Terms Related to Cells and Tissues

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Medical Terms Related to Cells and Tissues
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Chapter 2 Medical Terms Related to Cells and Tissues
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  1. Cell Membrane
    Surrounds and protects the individual cell
  2. Nucleus
    Small, round structure within the cell containing chromosomes and nucleoplasm (DNA and RNA).
  3. Chromosome
    Linear strand made of DNA(Deoxyribonucleic acid) carring genetic information
  4. Cytology
    Study of cells including the formation, structure, and fucntion of cells.
  5. RNA(Ribonucleic acid)
    Contained within the nucleus, is transcribed from DNA by enzymes and plays a crucial role in protein synthesis.
  6. Gene
    Specific segment of base pairs in chromosomes; functional unit of heredity
  7. Mitosis
    Cells divide and multiply to form two cells

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