Vocabulary Checklist for Unit Diffusion and Osmosis

  • diffusion
  • high concentration
  • low concentration
  • concentration gradient
  • down a concentration gradient
  • steeper the concentration gradient
  • permeable membrane
  • semi /partially permeable membrane
  • osmosis
  • water potential
  • higher water potential
  • lower water potential
  • water potential gradient
  • solution
  • solute
  • solvent
  • concentrated solution
  • diluted solution
  • hypertonic
  • hypotonic
  • isotonic
  • turgid
  • turgor
  • turgor pressure
  • surface area to volume ratio
  • plasmolysis
  • plasmolysed cell
  • crenation
  • active transport

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