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what is a hypertonic solution?
there are more solute particles in the solution than inside the cell, therefore there is more water in the cell than outside the cell
what is the term for a hypertonic solution in a red blood cell (animal cell)?
crenation
what is a hypotonic solution?
there are less particles outside the cell than inside, therefore there is more water outside the cell
what is the term for a hypotonic solution in a red blood cell?
lysis
what is the term for a hypertonic solution in a plant cell?
plasmolysis
what is omsmosis in a hypertonic solution?
the movement of water from high to low concentration so the water moves from inside the cell to outside the cell
what is osmosis in a hypotonic solution?
the movement of water from high to low concentration so the water will move into the cell
what is the term for a hypotonic solution in a plant cell?
turgid