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Unformatted text preview: it will diffuse. 7. Diffusion can take place in an open system or across a that separates two systems. Diffusion across a membrane 8. The . of diffusion through a cell membrane depends on the ability of the molecule to . . in the . . layer of the membrane. Only . (. .) molecules can diffuse across the membrane by simple diffusion. 9. The . of diffusion through a membrane is . . proportional to the surface area of the membrane. The larger the surface area, the . molecules can diffuse across per . . . . 10. The . of diffusion across a membrane is proportional to the thickness of the membrane. The . the membrane, the diffusion will take place. (Reference: Table 5-2, Human Physiology, 3 rd Ed ., by Dr. Dee Silverthorn)...
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