Red Blood Cells in Hypertonic Solution?


Red blood cells in hypertonic solutions are the cells that lose water to the outside by osmosis. The solution that is hypertonic to red blood cells is a mixture with more salts than the fluid inside the cells.
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A solution with more salt/solutes than the fluid inside the red blood cells.
When placed in a hypertonic solution, the cell would Shrink, as water would move out of the cell, into the surrounding environment. Source(s) Microbiology major.
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