Make a comparison and write down ways in which plant cells are different from animal.

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Solution :-

The following table depicts the differences between plant cells and animal cells.

Characteristic Plant Cell Animal Cell
Cell wall Present Absent
Shape of cell Distinct edges, shape is either rectangular or square shaped. Round and irregular shape
Nucleus Present. Lies on one side of the cell Present. Lies in the center of the cell
Lysosomes Rarely present Always present
Plastids Present Absent
Structure of Vacuoles Single or a few large vacuole that is centrally located Presence of numerous and small vacuoles

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