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Hi I have a question regarding a quiz question. The question asks: If a blood cell (.

Hi I have a question regarding a quiz question.


The question asks:


If a blood cell (.9% NaCl) is placed in a 4% NaCl solution what will occur


a) lysis

b) crenation

c) plasmolysis

d) cell will remain unchanged


the answer is listed as crenation but I am not understanding why because if the solution the blood cell is placed in has a higher concentration of NaCl, wouldn't it try to make the blood cell the same concentration resulting in lysis?

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    • gambani
    • May 10, 2018 at 2:54pm

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