B4 WORDS

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WORDS TO DO WITH OSMOSIS

OSMOSIS- The diffusion of water from a high concentration to a low concentration

FLACCID- Plant cell has lost water so it is soft and floppy

PLASMOLYSIS- The shrinking of a plant cell due to loss of water. (cell membrane pulls away from cell wall)

TUGOR PRESSURE- The pressure exerted on the cell membrane when the cell is fully inflated

TURGID- Plant cells are full of water with their walls bowed out and pushing neighbouring cells

CRENATION- Process where cells become partially deflated and have a scalloped edge as they have shrunk

LYSIS- Cell bursts/splits

TRANSPIRATION- The evaporation of water from leaves

TRANSLOCATION- The movement of sugars from one part of a plant to another

 

 

 

 

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