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Raisins absorb water by___________.



A

Osmosis

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B

Simple diffusion

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C

Imbibition

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D

Active absorption

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Solution

The correct option is C

Imbibition


Imbibition is the process of adsorption of water by substances without forming a solution. Swelling of raisins when immersed in water is an example of imbibition. Imbibition is the temporary increase in the volume of the cell. Imbibition is a passive transport of materials that does not require energy during the process.


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