Root Hair Cell

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  • Created by: Rianne B
  • Created on: 09-04-13 14:22
  • The function of a root hair cell is to absorb: water by osmosis and mineral ions by active transport.

structural feature -------------> how it improves absorption

root hair (long, thin projection) ---------> it has a bigger surface area so that it does diffusion, osmosis and active transport faster

thin cell wall -----> shorter distance for water to


hira hassan

Real help. thanks alot

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