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The movement of molecules from an area of higher concentration to lower concentration.
The concentration of solute molecules outside the cell is lower than in the cytosol.
Pressure that water molecules exert against the cell wall.
Involves transport of large molecules or whole cells (solids).
Difference in the concentration of molecules across a space.
A cell shrinks away from the cell wall.
Concentration of solute molecules outside the cell is higher than in the cytosol.
Concentration of molecules is the same throughout a space.
Moving materials from lower concentration to higher concentration or against the concentration gradient.
Concentration of solutes outside and inside the cell is equal.
Protein that transports substances across a membrane.
Involves the transport of solutes or fluids.
Process by which substances are released from the cell through a vesicle.
Vacuole that collects and pumps excess water out of the cell.
Type of cell that uses the process of phagocytosis to ingest bacteria or viruses that invade the body.
Transporting molecules across the cell membrane without the use of energy.
The movement of molecules across the membrane with the assistance of proteins.
Water molecules moving from an area of high concentration to low concentration.
Transports ions from higher to lower concentration.
Process by which cells ingest molecules.
The bursting of cells.