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Glossary of Biology, Chapter 8

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The boundary between the cell and its environment.
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plasma membrane
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The diffusion of water across a selectively permeable membrane.
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osmosis
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The concentration of dissolved substances in the solution is the same as the concentration of dissolved substances inside the cell. Likewise, the concentration of water in the solution is the same as the concentration o
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isotonic solution
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The concentration of dissolved substances is lower in the solution outside the cell than the concentration inside the cell.
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hypotonic solution
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The concentration of dissolved substances outside the cell is higher than the concentration inside the cell.
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hypertonic solution
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When the cell uses no energy to move particles across the plasma membrane.
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passive transport
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Passive transport of materials across the membrane using transport proteins.
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facilitated diffusion
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Movement of materials through a membrane against a concentration gradient.
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active transport
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A process by which a cell surrounds and takes in material from its environment.
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endocytosis
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The expulsion or secretion of materials from a cell. Expels waste.
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exocytosis

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