Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
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Chapter 5 - Membranes - Review Questions - Understand: 6

Answer

D.

Work Step by Step

D. describes the dynamic steady state in a cell--water will always move, but in an isotonic environment there is not net movement. B. is wrong because water would have to stop moving completely. A. and C. are wrong because they describe what would happen in hypotonic and hypertonic environments, respectively.
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