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What is meant by diffusion gradient?

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04/18/2009

a gradual change in the concentration of solutes in a solution as a function of distance through a solution. 2. the gradual difference in the concentration of solutes in a solution between two regions. In biology, a gradient results from an unequal distribution of ions across the cell membrane. When this happens, solutes move along a concentration gradient. This kind of movement is called diffusion.