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Biological balance
Homeostasis
Oraganelle in unicellular organisms that removes excess water.
Contractile vacuole
Equal concentration of molecules within a given space.
Equilibrium
Diffusion of water across the cell membrane
Osmosis
Means able to pass
permeable or meare
Movement of molecules through the cell using chemical energy
Active Transport
Movement of molecules from greater to lesser concentrations.
Diffusion
Movement of molecules from greater to lesser concentrations.
Diffusion
Movement of molecules across the cell membrane using NO energy
Passive transport
Engulfment of large food particles into the cell
Phagocytosis
Passage of large molecules OUT of the cell
Exocytosis
Fluid endocytosis
Pinocytosis
Bursting of a water logged cell
Cytolysis
The solution outside the cell is greater than inside the cell
Hypertonic
Shrinking of a cell due to low turgor pressure
Plasmolysis
Type of active transport that opens a gate and allows molecules to enter or leave the cell
Gated Channel