osmosis

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what is osmosis?
The movement of water molecules from a dilute to a more concentration solution through a partially permeable membrane
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what is diffusion?
the movement of particles from a region of high concentration to a region of low concentration
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what happens if you place a cell in pure well?
water moves into the cell by osmosis but if it was an animal cell it might cause the cell to burst as it has no cell wall.
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what happens if you place a cell in concentrated sugar solution
water will move out the cell by osmosis and the cell may shrink
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what do sports drinks contain?
water,ions and sugar
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what is diffusion?

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the movement of particles from a region of high concentration to a region of low concentration

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what happens if you place a cell in pure well?

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what happens if you place a cell in concentrated sugar solution

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what do sports drinks contain?

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