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A cell placed in a hypotonic solution will_____________ A Shrink B Show plasmolysis C Swell D No change in shape or size

A cell placed in a hypotonic solution will_____________

A

Shrink

B

Show plasmolysis

C

Swell 

D

No change in shape or size

 
 
 

Grade:12th pass

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Vikas TU
14149 Points
one year ago
Dear student 
Hypotonic solution is a solution, which contains lesser solute concentration. In such a case, the water molecules move from outside to the inside of the cell through the cell membrane. This process is called as endosmosis by which cell gains water and swells up.
Vikas Amritiya
askIITians Faculty 234 Points
one year ago
 
Dear student 
Hypotonic solution is a solution, which contains lesser solute concentration. In such a case, the water molecules move from outside to the inside of the cell through the cell membrane. This process is called as endosmosis by which cell gains water and swells up.

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