||It is surrounded by a distinct cell wall made up of cellulose.
||It is surrounded by cell membrane or plasma membrane. Cell wall is absent.
||Chlorophyll is present.
||Chlorophyll is absent.
||Plastids are present.
||Plastids are absent.
||Autotrophic in nutrition.
||Heterotrophic in nutrition.
||Shows continuous growth.
||Shows limited growth up-to certain age.
||Centrosome and centrioles are generally absent except some lower forms.
||Centrosome and centrioles are present.
||Vacuoles are generally present and are of large size and single or fewer.
||Vacuoles are absent, if present are less in number and smaller in size.
||Starch is the reserve food material.
||Glycogen is the reserve food material.
||Sense organs and nervous system are lacking.
||Sense organs and nervous system are present.
||Red blood corpuscles are lacking.
||Circulation of red blood corpuscles takes place.
||Larger than animal cell.
||Smaller than plant cell.
||Has a distinct and definite shape.
||Shape of animal cell is not so definite.
||Roughly rectangular in shape but fixed.
||Roughly oval or round in shape.
||Lysosomes are found only in the eukaryotic plant cells.
||Found in all cells.
||Cell plate is formed in the center of cell during cell division.
||Cell plate is not formed during cell division.
||Have many simpler units of and prominent golgi apparatus.
||Have a single highly complex Golgi bodies.
||Nucleus elliptical in shape.
||Nucleus rounded in shape.
||It does not burst if kept in hypotonic solution.
||It usually bursts if placed in hypotonic solution.
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|Glyoxysomes are absent.
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Differences between plant and animal cells