|MadSci Network: Cell Biology|
We have just finished a chapter on hypotension and hypertension in our biology class. We learned that hypertension occures when the concentration of a disolved substance is higher outside of the cell. THe water diffuses out of the cell, causing it to shrink, and you get thirsty b/c you need to rehydrate. The main example was sodium. I was wondering if any other elements had the same effect of making you thirsty as sodium. Thank you for your time.
Re: Do any elements besides sodium cause hypertension in a cell?
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