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