Freshman honors biology help?
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
- visnarayanLv 78 years agoFavorite Answer
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.