Osmosis Revision

Osmosis:-

  • A special case of DIFFUSION
  • Passive movement of WATER PARTICLES
  • Water can move in and out of cells by Osmosis

OSMOSIS IS THE MOVEMENT OF WATER MOLECULES ACROSS A PARTIALLY PERMEABLE MEMBRANE FROM A REGION OF HIGH WATER CONCENTRATION TO A REGION OF LOW WATER CONCENTRATION.

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  • Created on: 12-03-13 18:41
What is another word for 'sucrose'?
Sugar
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Which way do the water molecules move?
From a region of high water concentration to a region of low water concentration.
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What is the term used when osmosis stops occuring, because each side is balanced?
Equilibrium
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What is an example of a solution that cannot pass through a partially permeable membrane as it is too big?
Sucrose solution
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Which way do the water molecules move?

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From a region of high water concentration to a region of low water concentration.

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What is the term used when osmosis stops occuring, because each side is balanced?

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What is an example of a solution that cannot pass through a partially permeable membrane as it is too big?

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