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Fermentation
The reaction in which the enzymes in yeast turn glucose into ethanol and carbon dioxide.
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DNA
Deoxyribonucleic acid, the material of inheritance.
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Concentration gradient
The gradient between an area where a substance is at a high concentration and an area where it is at low concentration.
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Net movement
The overall movement of...
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Partially Permeable membranes
Allowing only certain substances to pass through.
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Turgor
The state of a plant cell when the pressure of the cell wall on the cytoplasm cancels out the tendency for water to move in by osmosis, so the cell is rigid.
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Plasmolysis
The state of a plant cell when large amounts of water have moved out by osmosis and the protoplasm shrinks and pulls away from the cell wall leaving visible gaps.
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Exchange surface
A surface where materials are exchanged
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Villi
The finger-like projections from the lining of the small intestine which increase the surface area for the absorption of digested food into the blood
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Deoxyribonucleic acid, the material of inheritance.

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The gradient between an area where a substance is at a high concentration and an area where it is at low concentration.

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The overall movement of...

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Allowing only certain substances to pass through.

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