Cells and their definitions - revision cards

Emma Paul
Flashcards by Emma Paul, updated more than 1 year ago
Emma Paul
Created by Emma Paul about 6 years ago


Simple, easy to remember flash cards for human and animal cells found in the body.

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Red blood cells- To carry oxygen Large surface area; oxygen can pass through. Contains haemoglobin which joins with oxygen
Nerve cells- To carry nerve impulses to different parts of the body Long surface area; oxygen passes through. Connections at each end. Can carry electrical signals
Female reproductive cell- To join with male cell; provides food for new cell Large in size. Contains lots of cytoplasm.
Male reproductive cell- Reaches female reproductive cell to join Long tail for swimming. Head for getting into the female cell.
Root hair cell- Absorbs water and minerals Large surface area.
Leaf cell- To absorb sunlight of photosynthesis Large surface area. Lots of chloroplasts.
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