What Are Hypotonic Solutions ? And What Happens To A Plant Cell And An Animal Cell In A Hypotonic Solution?
A hypotonic solution has more water than the inside of the cell. So the cell will absorb water until the concentration evens out. I.e., it becomes isotonic with the external environment. Now, if it is an animal cell, it may actually burst before it reaches that isotonic state, whereas a plant cell will become turgid … Read more