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Biology Chapter 5

Chapter 5 info to study for test hypotonic, isotonic, and hypertonic solution

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In the lab, cells are normally placed in ___________ _____________ in which the cell neither gains nor loses water. Isotonic solution
Isotonic solution is concentration of water ______ on both sides of the membrane. Same
Animal cells placed in hypertonic solution ______. Shrink.
_____% saline isotonic to red blood cells, used in medical settings, usually have this concentration. 0.9%
Cells placed in _________ _______ lose water. The concentration of water outside cell less than inside cell. Hypertonic solution
When a _______ ______ is placed in a hypotonic solution, it gains water and the plasma membrane pushes against the rigid cell wall as the plant cell become turgid. Plant cell
When a plant cell is placed in a hypertonic solution, plant cells undergo plasmolysis and may ______ (cut flowers placed into salty water). Wilt
_________ _________ has concentration of water outside of cell greater than inside cell. Hypotonic solution
________ cells placed in hypotonic solution may lyse or burst. Animal
Lysis refers to disrupted cells, so hemolysis, then is ________ red blood cells. Disrupted
The plant cells do not burst because the cell wall does not give way. ______ pressure in plant cells is extremely important in maintaining a plant’s erect position. Turgor
Turgid means ________. Swollen
Hypotonic solution allows it to _____ water. Accept
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