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Cell Transport

Passive Transport A type of transport that does not require energy. Molecules move from high concentration to low concentration.
Active Transport A type of transport that does require cellular energy. Molecules may move from low concentration to high concentration
Osmosis A type of passive transport. WATER molecules move through a membrane from areas of high concentration to low concentration
Diffusion A type of passive transport. Molecules move from areas of high concentration to areas of low concentration
Endocytosis A cell wraps it's cell membrane around a large particle, forming a vesicle, and brings it into the cell
Exocytosis A cell forms a vesicle around a large particle of waste, fuses the vesicle with the membrane and releases the contents from the cell.
Photosynthesis The process by which plants, algae, and some bacteria use sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water to make food.
Solute Anything that can dissolve in water. High levels of solutes lower the concentration of water.
Cellular respiration The process by which cells break down food (glucose) to release energy that the cell can use (ATP).
Mitosis A process of cell division that forms two new identical nuclei
Created by: thompsonv1981