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weak, lax and soft.

Origin: L. Flaccidus

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Re: hypo and hyper osmotically??

... solutes than its surroundings, so water inside the cell will flow out of the cell and into the environment. Animals cells shrivel and plants go flaccid. If you wanted to regulate this process, you'd place the cell in an environment which would give the results you want (i.e. if you want a cell ...

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by Chumbawamba
Fri Nov 21, 2008 4:14 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: hypo and hyper osmotically??
Replies: 3
Views: 12470

variable and control

... not distinguish variables from control. first the plant cells were placed in distilled water then the salt solution were added, the cells became flaccid then the distilled water were added, the cell go back as normal in this case which are variables and which are controls? and could u explain ...

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by hobaoau
Sun Mar 11, 2007 10:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: variable and control
Replies: 4
Views: 2536

The Fiber Disease

... presenting with an unexplained febrile illness associated with sepsis, pneumonia, respiratory failure, or rash or a botulism-like syndrome with flaccid muscle paralysis, especially if occurring in otherwise healthy persons); 2) an unusual age distribution for common diseases (e.g., an increase ...

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Wed Aug 16, 2006 5:01 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6242780

Cell Permability

... ____ b/c the cytoplasm if the plant cell is ___ relative to the warer environment of the soil (im pretty postive on this one) - lysed/hypertonic -flaccid/isotonic - turguid/hypertonic ( my answer) - plasmolyzed/isotonic 6. And a ques. from left field that we didnt cover, i guessed so this may ...

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by Host
Sun Mar 19, 2006 8:33 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell Permability
Replies: 6
Views: 23794

Re: paralysis

what's the diference between flaccid & rigid paralysis?? Flaccid: muscles are relaxed and the limbs are ... well .. flaccid. just like a puppet. And you cannot control them Rogid paralysis, muscles are contracted and cannot be relaxed. ...

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by canalon
Sun Oct 09, 2005 10:38 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: paralysis
Replies: 1
Views: 3471
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