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Solution pressure

solution pressure

The force driving atoms or molecules to leave a solid particle and enter into solution (i.e., to dissolve).


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How will conc. on 2 sides be equal when osmosis stops?

... membrane, the concentrations will not be the same. However, the osmotic pressure could be the same (if there was not only pure water, but some solution).

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by JackBean
Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:02 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: How will conc. on 2 sides be equal when osmosis stops?
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How will conc. on 2 sides be equal when osmosis stops?

Osmosis will stop when conc. of 2 sides are equal or increase the pressure on the high concentration side to negate the flow of water from low ... 2 sides are seperated by semipermeable membrane one is filled with NaCl solution and another with pure water. from many text books i've read,the side ...

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by kochibaza
Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:22 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: How will conc. on 2 sides be equal when osmosis stops?
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Tonicity Explanation

Tonicity is a measure of the osmotic pressure (as defined by the water potential of the two solutions) of two solutions separated by a semipermeable membrane. It is commonly used when describing ...

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by einfopedia
Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:44 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Tonicity Explanation
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Re: Tonicity Explanation

... partial contraction of resting or relaxed muscles. Tthe osmotic pressure or tension of a solution, as in the cells would swell or shrink depending on the tonicity of the environment. ...

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by bellyjelly
Tue Jul 12, 2011 7:17 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Tonicity Explanation
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Re: Tonicity.

If the salt from the solution cannot cross the membrane into the cell, then osmotic pressure will be created. As there's less water in the solution outside the cell, osmosis would occur and water ...

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by Archaic
Sat Apr 02, 2011 10:42 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Tonicity.
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