Absorption By Roots - The Process Involved

  • Question

    Differentiate between the following pairs on the basis of what is mentioned within brackets:

    i. Diffusion and osmosis (Definition)


    Diffusion Osmosis

    Diffusion is the process of flow of substance (solvent, solute or gaseous molecules from their higher concentration to the region of their lower concentration, when the two are in direct contact. 

    Osmosis is the process of the movement of the solvent molecule from the region of its higher concentration to the region of its lower concentration through a semi-permeable membrane. 

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