Class 9
Chapter 5 Class 9 - The Fundamental Unit of Life

When immersed in water for a long time, cells in our fingers lose water due to exosmosis. 

  • Exosmosis is a type of osmosis where the water moves out of the cell due to lower concentration of water outside it.

This causes the cells to shrink , which is reflected in our wrinkled fingers.

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