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Osmosis is the passing of liquid, through a semipermeable material, from a low solute concentration to a high solute concentration.
Reverse Osmosis Reverse osmosis (RO) has become a common home water treatment method for drinking water that might be contaminated. The reverse osmosis process requires a driving force to push the fluid, such as feed water, through the RO membrane. One of the best methods of water filtration is…
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The four main kinds of passive transport are diffusion, facilitated diffusion, filtration and osmosis. Passive transport is the movement of a substance across a cell membrane with its concentration gradient (from high to low concentration) and it uses no energy. Osmosis is a special term used when …
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diffusion is the movement of molecules from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower concentration
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Reverse osmosis filters certain types of molecules and ions by applying pressure on one side of the membrane.Reverse osmosis works by introducing a large amount of pressure to a solution to remove large molecules and/or ions completely. This process is similar to other osmosis exercises.
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By controlling solute concentration inside the cell :D
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Diffusion is the tendency of particles in a gas or liquid to become evenly distributed by moving from areas of greater concentration to areas of lesser concentration. Diffusion is driven by the kinetic energy of particles that is a consequence of temperature. It is an inherently random process and p…
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Answer http://www.answers.com/topic/osmosis The applications listed on that website are very informative, but the description of osmosis is lacking a few details. It would be a good idea to supplement your reading of that web page with this information: It is a common misconception that osmosi…
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Diffusion is the process in which there is movement of a substance to an area of lower concentration of that substance to an area of lower concentration whereas osmosis is the diffusion of molecules through a semipermeable membrane from a place of higher concentration to a place of lower concentrati…
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Diffusion is movement of molecules, from region of higher concentration, to the region of lower concentration, along concentration gradient.
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Reverse osmosis was discovered and developed by Sidney Loeb at the University of California. Srinivasa Sourirajan at the National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa also worked on the process.
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when the system is at balance.
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at equilibruim
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osmosis stops when there is equal amount of concentration of water molecules on either sides of the semi permeable membrane.but due to higher osmotic pressure, turgor pressure and wall pressure, osmosis stops just before the concentrations become equal.
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Osmosis is the movement of a solvent (water) into a cell where the concentration of a solute is higher, the lower concentration of solute being outside the root cells. Diffusion involves the spreading of a solute from areas of higher concentrations to areas of lower concentration within a solvent. …
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Diffusion is the movement of substance (anything- solid ,liquid, gas, etc.) from a higher concentration gradient to a lower concentration gradient. Osmosis is the net movement of water molecules from higher concentration gradient to a lower concentration gradient through a partially permeable membr…
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Osmosis is the diffusion of water through a water molecule of the cell wall, while diffusion is the movement of molecules from a area of high concentration to a area of low concentration.
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Osmosis is the diffusion across a semi-permeable membrane. It works by moving the water molecules to the place of low concentration until it reaches equilibrium.Osmosis is the movement of water molecules from a high concentrated area to a low concentrated area through a partially permeable membrane
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Osmosis is the same thing as diffusion, but occuring only with liquids in a selectively permeable membrane. An example of this is that water entering your cells is osmosis, but oxygen entering is diffusion.
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Diffusion is simply the migration of a substance through a medium. eg. If you put a drop of Iodine in a Becker of water it will slowly diffuse through the whole solution. This is an example of the second law of thermodynamics. Osmosis requires a semi-permeable barrier that creates or allows a dis…
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Diffusion is when molecules travel from a higher concentration to a lower concentration. For example when you have air freshener on one side of the room it will spread to the other because the scent molecules are diffusing through the air. Osmosis is the movement of water molecules from higher conce…
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Osmosis differs from Diffusion because in osmosis only water moves, and during diffusion, small molecules move across the cell membrane.
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When two solutions, with different concentrations are separated by a semi permeable membrane. The flow will be from high concentration to low.
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Osmosis is the random movement of water molecules through a semi-permeable membrane from a region of high water potential to a region of low water potential.
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osmosis is passive transport of water molecules across a selectively permeable membrane. diffusion is the passive transport of any molecules across a selectively permeable membrane.
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diffusion- movement of molecules from higher proportion to lower proportion osmosis - movement of water molecules from a more CONCENTRATED solution to less concentrated solution
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when salt water is added to an elodea leaf and all the chloroplasts within the cell moves to the outside of the cell or to the center of the cell. It balances the water A red blood cell is placed in fresh water. There are more free water molecules outside the plasma membrane then inside the cell, s…
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Osmisis is the movement or diffusion of water across a semipermeable membrane
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osmosis is the movement of water across the plasma or cell membrane
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osmosis is a movement of a fluid that passes through a semipermable membrane
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helps in the movement of water from one cell to another in plants makes it possible for liquid solvent to pass through cell membranes facilitates the distribution of essential nutrients in the body and the excretion of waste products
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Osmosis is the passive diffusion of water across a partially permeable (or semipermeable) membrane with a net transport from a region of high water potential to a region of low water potential. High water potential means there is a relatively low concentration of solutes (a low solute potential), w…
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Osmosis is the movement of a solvent (water) into a cell where the concentration of a solute is higher, the lower concentration of solute being outside the root cells. Diffusion involves the spreading of a solute from areas of higher concentrations to areas of lower concentration within a solvent. …
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They're transferring a substance from a High concentrate to a low concentrate.
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Here are 3 examples:1.)Plasmolysis, which is caused by osmosis, causes land plants to wilt due to the lack of turgor pressure. Plants do need turgor pressure to keep them upright.2.)Flowers open when the inner surface of their petals become more turgid than the outer surfaces.3.)Guard cells on leaf …
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Osmosis is the movement of water from an area of high water potential to an area of low water potential across a semi-permiable membrane.
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for animal cells one would be when ur skin gets wrinkly after being in water for long periods of time and for plant cells one would be when a plant gets wilted.
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where does osmosis occur in the human body?
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Diffusion of fluid through a semipermeable membrane from a solution with a low solute concentration to a solution with a higher solute concentration until there is an equal concentration of fluid on both sides of the membrane
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i don't knoww that's why im asking you!
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Diffusion is the spreading of a substance in another substance effected by the thermal movements of the molecules or other forces acting between the molecules. The spreading happens from an area with high density into areas with originally lower density. For osmosis to occur you must have a solvent…
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equilibrium?
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One example would be: When your hands are in dishwater for a long time and your skin bloats with water (not shriveling which is a common misunderstanding) Another is: Putting salt on a slug. Water diffuses out and the slug shrivels up. In both instances the water moves from an area of higher concen…
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they dont use the same process
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Cells need to get rid of large particles they don't need
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The movement of water through a semipermeable membrane in order to equalize the osmotic concentration of a solute.Osmosis is the movement of water from an area of high water concentration (low solute) to an area of low water concentration (high solute).
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Diffusion is the movement of a substance from a higher concentration to a lower concentration. Osmosis is the diffusion of water across a semi-permeable membrane. So the difference is that diffusion involves movement of any particles (e.g. solid, liquid, gas) while osmosis can only occur with wate…
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Spentwash is an effluent created by fermentation of sugar cane molasses to produce alcohol. It is also called dunder or vinasse. It has very high BOD & COD & it is difficult to dispose. Its volume can be reduced to minimum 50% by application of reverse osmois (RO) using special type of disc …
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'Osmosis' is a term used to describe the passage of water from a region of high water concentration through a semi-permeable membrane to a region of low water concentration. This is basically done to re establish the equilibrium
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Diffision is the net movement of molecules from an area where there are many to an area where there are few. Osmosis is the diffusion of water through a cell membrane. Both use each other because diffision is what happens in an osmosis.
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Entry of water in to the roots from the soil takes place by this process. Cell to cell diffusion of water is controlled through this process. Young cells require turgid condition for their growth which is fulfilled by osmosis. Turgidity of cells is maintained by the process of osmosis.
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The relationship is that osmosis is the diffusion of water throught a selective permeable membrane.
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osmosis is a form of diffusion because it is diffusion of water through a cell memebrane
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Osmosis is the passive diffusion of water molecules from an area of high concentration to an area of lower concentration through a partially permeable membrane.
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Diffusion is the movement of molecules from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration. Osmosis is the movement of water molecules from high to low through a partially-permeable membrane. This is what makes osmosis different to diffusion.
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they are both examples of passive transport
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1.Wrinkling skin in water 2. plants moving water to stem 3.a substance moving through a barrier
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they are processes in biology. yeah.
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osmosis means the movement of water from a high concentration gradient to a low concentration gradient, through a SEMI-permable membrane, osmosis is 'complete' whene both sides are in they state of equalibrium this means when the water molecules are evenly spread out. e.g. a potato clyinder in a w…
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Osmosis works in the human body by transporting the water through the kidneys, blood and stomach. It occurs where ever there is water in the body.
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Yes as temperature increases. So, does the rate of osmosis.
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Osmosis does not require a cell to expand its own energy. Osmosis is a type of diffusion process for water.
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Hypertension
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The random movement of water molecules through a partially permeable membrane from a higher concentration to a lower concentration.
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It means the diffusion of fluids through a membrane. Oxygen is diffused into your blood through the alveoli walls by osmosis. The difference between diffusion generally and osmosis is the permeable membrane. osmosis is a type of diffusion. diffusion is when particles spread out from an area of high…
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The difference between Diffusion and Osmosis is by the process of them diffusing and the outcome such as an example of a sugar cube... In Diffusion Molecules move from high concentration just Osmosis although in the diffusion process of "Diffusion" it uses Kinetic energy and Concentration Gradient w…
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1) entry and exit of water into and out of the cells2)movement of water from one cell to another in plants3)transporting water through living tissue
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Osmosis certainly does happen regularly in real life. Osmosis is the transportation of water from one side of a membrane to the other side of a membrane.
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The large intestines is rich in blood vessels. As a result, water is diffused into the blood stream through the process of osmosis.
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water goes in the cell membrane
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descibe the process of osmosis
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Because osmosis is passive, which means it does not require energy. It allows the transfer of water to where its needed, without cells needing to expend any ATP.
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An analogy for osmosis would be a crowd of people standing in a small room, there are a lot of people and they are uncomfortable. Some of the people will move to another room if there is another room and it is less crowded.
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Osmosis is the diffusion of water across the cell membrance
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Osmosis is the movement of water across a partially permeable membrane down the concentration gradiant from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration until an equilibrium is achieved.
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Osmosis is the process where Water Molecules move from a solution with a Higher Water Potential to a solution with a Lower Water Potential through a Partially Permeable Membrane.
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Its just like diffusion instead, osmosis moves high WATER consentration to a low WATER consentration.
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The higher the temperature the faster diffusion occurs which in turn means that the process of osmosis becomes faster as the temperature rises.
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The second law of thermodynamics states (to the effect) 'Entropy is always increasing.' This means that there is energy to be found is spreading out. As osmosis obeys the 2nd law then it is energetically favourable that it should occur.
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both move substance from area of higher conentration to an area of higher conentration
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Diffusion. Osmosis is the diffusion of water across a membrane.Osmosis is a special type of diffusion. It is the movement of water molecules only from a solution of higher water potential to a solution of lower water potential across a selectively permeable membrane.The characters in bold indicate t…
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osmosis is a natural physical process in which water (i.e. molecules of water) moves across a selectively permeable membrane from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration so as to maintain equilibrium. it's sort of like diffusion, except only for solutes, or more specifically, w…
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Diffusion is the movement of molecules from an area of higher concentration to areas of lower concentration. Osmosis IS diffusion, but only refers to diffusion through a membrane,and usually refers to the movement of water.
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Mitosis is the process of cell division. Osmosis is the dispersion of water molecules across a semipermeable membrane, along the gradient of high concentration to low concentration until balance is reached on both sides. Two very different processes.
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Osmosis refers to the flow of water along the water potential through a selectively/differentially permeable membrane/tubing due to a difference in water potential. Thus, it always involves 1) a selectively/differentially permeable membrane 2) difference in water potential(related to concentration …
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Diffusion is the net movement of a substance through a membrane from a higher concentration to a lower concentration.Osmosis is the diffusion of water.
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diffusion is to make materials collide and osmosis is when water goes into a material:)  for osmosis try the egg expierment!
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Osmosis is the movement of a solvent (water) into a cell where the concentration of a solute is higher, the lower concentration of solute being outside the root cells. Diffusion involves the spreading of a solute from areas of higher concentrations to areas of lower concentration within a solvent. …
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because of it observing the water
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Osmosis is the movement of water through a membrane. A solvent, which is often water, from a higher water concentration to a lower water concentration across a selectively-permeable membrane. =) [my answer is better. jk]
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Movement of water molecules.
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osmotic pressure should produce a net movement of water into a typical cell that is surrounded by water
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Osmosis is the process whereby water or H2o is transmitted throughout the cell membrane and thus hydrated. The cell absorbs fluids via the process termed osmosis.
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of diffusion (of water)
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Yes it does as temperature increases so does the rate of osmosis for example as temperature increases the osmotic rate gets faster etc.
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Diffusion is the net movement of molecules from a region of high concentration to a region of lower concentration. Osmosis is the net movement of water through a partially permeable membrane, from a solution of less negative water potential, to a solution of more negative water potential. Both Dif…
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It is the Free Diffusion, and or dissolving, of solutes.
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The following conditions are required for osmosis to occur: 1) A selectively-permeable membrane 2) Concentration difference
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