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What is osmosis Osmosis is defined as the diffusion of water
What is diffusion It is the movement of substances from a high to low concentration
What is hypotonic Having a lower osmotic pressure than a particular fluid
Hypertonic Having a higher osmotic pressure than a particular fluid
What is hemolysis The bursting of a cell
What is isotonic A solution having the same osmotic pressure as some other solution
What is crenatron The shrinkage of cells
At what point do red blood cells maintain their intracellular salt concentration At approximately .9% salt
What happens if red blood cells are exposed to extra cellular fluids greater than .9% salt A hypertonic solution, the red blood cells will undergo crenation
What happens if red blood cells are exposed to an extra cellular fluid that is less than .9% salt A hypotonic solution, the red blood cells will undergo hemolysis
Created by: DavidA2020



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