- What is cell organelles?
- Distinguish between organ and organelle?
- Name different types of cell organelles.
The membrane bound living structures of a cell which are specialized to perform specific functions inside a cell are called cell organelles .
Differences between organ and organelle:
|Organs are present in the entire body.||Organelles are present inside the cell.|
|They are large in size.||They are microscopic.|
|They perform functions for the entire body.||They perform functions for the cell itself.|
|Examples: Stomach, Kidney.||Examples: Mitochondria, Nucleus.|
- The different types of cell organelles are nucleus, endoplasmic reticulum, mitochondria, Golgi apparatus, ribosomes, lysosomes, centrosomes (in animal cell only) and plastids (in plant cell only).