Osmosis

Sarah Barrett Period 2

Hypertonic

  • Out
  • Water moves out of a cell
  • Cell shrinks
  • Plasmolysis in plant cells

Isotonic

  • Equal
  • Equal amount of water into and out of the cell
  • Water constantly moving
  • Dynamic Equilibrium- Equal movement into and out of the cell

Hypotonic

  • In
  • Water into the cell
  • Cell sizes increase
  • Animal cells may burst
  • Increase turgor pressure in plants
  • Cell membrane pushing on cell wall