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What Is Turgidity?


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Turgidity:

  1. Turgidity is a cellular phenomenon of cell swelling because of the absorption of high fluid content.
  2. The cells take up water and it gets stored in vacuoles resulting in swelling of cells.
  3. Turgidity occurs because of the presence of the cell wall and the osmoregulatory effect of the vacuole.
  4. The turgor pressure because of turgidity is maintained by osmosis.

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