Psy asked in Science & MathematicsBiology · 8 years ago

Freshman honors biology help?

Cellular Transport

Show what happens to one of our cheek cells when we eat a really salty piece of popcorn. Why does this happen?

Please help im confused

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  • 8 years ago
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    Cells release water when kept in hypertonic medium. Salty food makes the mouth cavity hypertonic, the cheek cells secrete more mucous. One may feel thirst.

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