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5 terms

salt levels

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Isotonic
0.9% NaCl
Hypertonic
>0.9% NaCl
Hypotonic
<0.9% NaCl
Hemolysis
Cell lysis in hypotonic solution (salt in cell greater than solution its in so it absorbs water to point of explosion)
Crenation
cell shrinkage in hypertonic solution (salt in cell less than solution its in so solution pulls water out of cell till cell is all dried up)