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isotonic - when a cell is in a solution that has the same concentration of solutes, selectively permeable - When a membrane allows some substance to pass through while keeping others out. , diffusion - The movement of molecules from areas of high concentration to areas of low concentration., dynamic equilibrium - Where there is a continuous movement of molecules yet no overall change, phospholipid - Main molecule that makes up lipid bilayers, osmosis - The movement of water across a selectively permeable membrane., Marker protein - A protein embedded in the membrane that marks your cells as your own., hypertonic solution - A solution that has more solutes than whatever you are comparing it to., hypotonic solution - A solution that has fewer solutes than whatever you are comparing it to., channel protein - A membrane embedded protein that allows small molecules, like glucose, across the membrane. , facilitated diffusion - Diffusion of small molecules across the membrane through a channel protein., active transport - Transport across the membrane moving molecules from areas of low concentration to high concentration requiring energy., passive transport - Tranport across the membrane moving molecules from areas of high concentration to low concentration. No energy required., Receptor protein - A membrane embedded protein that receives message from the outside of the cell and sends the message inside the cell.,

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