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When a cell is placed in this solution water will leave the cell?

Three terms—hyerptonic, hypotonic, and isotonic—are used to describe whether a solution will cause water to move into or out of a cell: If a cell is placed in a hypertonic solution, there will be a net flow of water out of the cell, and the cell will lose volume.

What would happen to a plant cell when placed in a solution that matched its internal salt content Why?

When the plant cells are placed in the salt solution, there is a higher concentration of water molecules in the cell and a lower concentration of water in the salt solution and thus a concentration gradient has been set up. The cell membrane is now pressed up against the cell wall and the cell is said to be turgid.

What will most likely occur when a cell is placed into a saline solution that has a higher salt concentration that inside the cell?

What will most likely occur when a cell is placed into a saline solution that has a higher salt concentration than inside the cell? Water molecules will move until the salt concentration is the same inside and outside of the cell.

What happens to cells that are placed into a dilute solution and why?

A plant cell in a dilute solution (higher water potential than the cell contents) Water enters the cell by osmosis. The cytoplasm pushes against the cell wall and the cell becomes turgid.

Why does water go into a cell?

So, why does water move across a cell membrane? Water, like many molecules, wants to be at equilibrium; it wants to have an equal concentration on either side of the membrane. The movement of water across a membrane to reach equilibrium is called osmosis.

Can osmosis occur in dead cells?

Do dead cells exhibit osmosis? Yes, dead cells also exhibit osmosis.

How does CO2 get out of a cell?

As oxygen-rich (and carbon dioxide-poor) blood travels by a cell the oxygen diffuses through the cell membrane to the area of lower concentration inside the cell. Because the CO2 is of a higher concentration in the cell than in the blood passing by, this gas continually diffuses out of the cell.

Does water move in or out of the cell during osmosis?

Key terms

Term Meaning
Osmosis The net movement of water across a semipermeable membrane from an area of lower solute concentration to an area of higher solute concentration
Tonicity The ability of an extracellular solution to make water move into or out of a cell by osmosis

What are the 3 stages of osmosis?

A standard RO system is equipped with 3 separate filter stages. Sediment, carbon, and reverse osmosis.