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Glossary of Anatomy Chapter 3: Cell Physiology

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a homogeneous mixture of two or more components
intracellular fluid
nucleoplasm and cytosol
outside the cell
interstitial fluid
fluid outside the cell
selective permeability
barrier regulates the amount and type of stuff to pass in and out
solutes:
lipid-soluble materials that are small enough to pass through the membrane
filtration
water and solutes are forced through a membrane by pressure (high-->low)
solute pumping
protein transporter
(ATP)--> moves against the concentration gradient
exocytosis
substances are moved out of cells by membraneous vescicles
endocytosis
process that engulfs substances by enclosing them in sacs
phagocytosis
cell eating
pinocytosis
cell drinking
receptor medated endocytosis
receptor needed to take things across the membrane

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