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Patients are treated by intravenous

injections of hypertonic solutions of sodium chloride during osmotherapy. Which picture with its corresponding condition theoretically illustrates a cell placed in a hypertonic solution for this procedure?

a) Figure A: Higher concentration of solutes outside the cell

b) Figure B: Lower concentration of solutes outside the cell

c) Figure C: Equal concentrations of solutes, the state of homeostasis

d) Figure B: Higher concentration of solutes inside the cell


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