B3 1.1: Osmosis

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What is Osmosis?
The movement of water.
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What does osmosis require?
Nothing it does not need energy from the cell.
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Is it controlled or random?
Random.
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What is osmosis the diffusion across?
A partially permeable membrane.
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Where does the water move from?
An area with a High concentration gradient to a lower concentration gradient.
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What is a high concentration called?
A dilute solution.
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What is a low concentration called?
A more concentrated solution
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What soes partially permable mean?
Allows only certain substance through.
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