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Cell Processes and Energy

Across
Final stage in which the cytoplasm divides and the organelles are distributed into each of the two new cells.
Final stage where chromatids move to opposite sides of the cell and two new nuclei are formed- one on each side of the cell.
The period before cell division where the cell grows, makes a copy of its DNA, and prepares to divide into two cells.
Looks like a twisted ladder, which is made up of units called nucleotides.
Mass of cancerous cells that displace normal tissue as it grow.
Provides energy for cells without using oxygen.
A brief, second phase of mitosis where all the chromosomes are pulled to the center of the cell.
The first and longest phase in which the chromatin bundles up to form chromosomes in the nucleus.
Regular sequence of growth and division that cells undergo which is divided into three main stages: interphase, mitosis, and cytokinesis.
The spreading of cancer.
Down
Third stage where sister chromatids separate and each chromatid is now considered a "daughter."
Process by which a cell captures energy in sunlight and uses it to make food.
Found in the chromatin in the nucleus.
Cell membrane squeezes together around middle of cell, pinching cytoplasm into two new cells.
Process by which cells obtain energy from glucose by breaking down simple food molecules such as sugar, and releasing the stored energy.
Abnormal mass of essentially normal cells that always remain at original site of growth and can usually be removed with surgery.
Stages during which the cell's nucleus divides into two nuclei- one copy of the DNA is distributed into each of the two daughter cells.
Cell plate forms across middle of cell gradually developing into new cell membrane.
A disease caused by a disruption to the cell cycle leading to uncontrolled cell division.