Specialised Cells

All cells are designed to do a particular job in an organism. This is called cell specialism. Examples of 5 specialised cells are shown below:

1) The sperm cell - designed to fertilise eggs

2) The ovum (egg) cell - designed to be fertilised

3) The palisade cell - designed for photosynthesis

4) The cilia cell - designed to stop lung damage

5) The root hair cell - designed for absorbing