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Diffusion

movement of any molecule from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration



Chemists have said all molecules exhibit.....

Kinetic energy



What are some examples of molecules that can diffuse?

Water/Ions/Minerals/Gases/Molecules associated with odor

Osmosis

movement of strictly water molecules from area of high concentration to an area of low concentration across a biological membrane

What is the diffusion of water into the atmosphere called?

Evaporation



Why is osmosis a special case of diffusion?

It is the diffusion of water, but across a biological membrane