Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Cell Transport

semipermeable only some particles enter and exit the cell
cell membrane maintain homeostasis and regulate what comes in and out of the cell
diffusion movement of particles from a high concentration to a low concentration
osmosis the movement of water from a high to low concentration
facilitated diffusion the use of a carrier protein to move substances from a high to low concentration
passive transport a type of movement the does not require energy, moves substances down the gradient from a high to low concentration
active transport a type of movement that requires energy, moves substances against the gradient from low to high
isotonic equal(same) movement of water in and out of the cell
hypertonic less water outside the cell so water leaves the cell and the cell shrinks
hypotonic more water outside the cell so water enters the cell and the cell swells
phagocytosis large particles(food or bacteria) are surrounded and engulfed by the cell membrane
pinocytosis liquid is brought in by a vesicle
exocytosis cell deposits particles outside the cell
active transport examples endocytosis, exocytosis
passive transport examples diffusion, osmosis, facilitated diffusion
Created by: JMHSBIO
Popular Biology sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards