Tue May 27, 2008 By: Vivek Krishna

what do you understand by (a)endosmosis (b)exosmosis?

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Tue May 27, 2008

these r both kind of osmosis

endosmosis is the entry of solvent from outside to inside of cell through semipermeable plasma membrane when cell is placed in a hypotonic sol with less solute n more solvent.  cell becomes turgid

exosmosis is the transfer of solvent from inside to outside of cell through plasmamembrane when cell is placed in a hypertonic sol with more solute n less solvent . cel;l becomes flaccid

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