Topic 1 - Water in Living Organisms

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  • Water in Living Organisms
    • Water is the medium in which all the reactions take place in living cells
    • Without water, substances would not be able to move around the body
    • Why is water important?
      • It is an excellent solvent
        • Many substances will dissolve in it and those that don't form emulsions or suspensions
      • It has one of the highest known surface tensions

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