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32. Why does the skin of your finger shrink when you wash clothes for a long time?

32. Why does the skin of your finger shrink when you wash clothes for a long time?

Grade:12th pass

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60782 Points
2 years ago
The skin of our finger shrinks when we wash clothes for a long time due to the process of osmosis. In this, the moisture present inside our fingers flows out due to the presence of hypertonic solution of detergent water. This causes our skin to shrink.

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