This occurs when more water leaves the cells than enter them.?

any ideas?

6 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    The cell shrinks. Hypertonic environment.In animal cells, being in a hypertonic environment results in crenation, where the shape of the cell becomes distorted and wrinkled as water leaves the cell.

  • Nick F
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    they become crenated, I believe plasmolysis only applies to cells with a cell wall like plants

  • 1 decade ago

    The cell will jsut collapse.

  • 1 decade ago

    The specific term is plasmolysis.

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  • 1 decade ago

    the cell becomes dehydrated and shriveled until it dies

  • 1 decade ago


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