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There are three types of osmosis hypotonic, hypertonic, and isotonic. These are the effects of different solutions on blood cells. This picture is of the osmotic pressures on blood cells.

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Primera sesión de repaso de PAU: seleccionando imágenes - Bioquímica - Agua y Sales Minerales - Conceptos de presión osmótica y HOMEOSTASIS. Osmotic pressure; Osmotic Shock

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Surfguppy.com An aid for students learning chemistry at the basic level in high school. Make learning fun! Osmotic Pressure!

Turgor Pressure: pushes the plasma membrane against the cell wall of plant, bacteria and fungi cells; this pressure or turgidity is caused by the osmotic flow of water from area of low solute concentration outside of the cell into the cell's vacuole, which has a higher solute concentration; healthy plant cells are turgid & plants rely on this to maintain rigidity; not observed in animal cells (no cell walls); flaccid: reduced pressure

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