- Asst ProfLv 78 years agoFavorite Answer
It prevents the cell from bursting due to osmotic pressure. Also, the many cell walls support the plant, since plants don't have bones like large, multicellular animals do.
- HeyitsdesLv 48 years ago
The cell was has a few purposes!
-Protect the inside
-Watch what substances enter/leave the cell (like a security guard)
-Prevents the cell from bursting (Control; Dont want too much water from osmosis getting in)Source(s): Biology class