The regulation of osmotic pressure within an organism through active maintenance of solute concentration.

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Consequence of touching Formaldehyde

I accidently touched formaldehyde some days ago. Skin on my hand got dehydrated as if I had placed it in salt solution. I washed it with water and it returned to normal state after 5 minutes. But now ...
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Why all particles have same influence on osmosis

When people talk about osmosis, they say that when we add a mole of NaCl, then each its molecule gets dissolved into 2 separate particles and therefore we have 2osM/L solution. But both Na & Cl ...
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Osmoregulatory Acclimatization in amphibians

If a frog is gradually exposed to increasing concentration of salts can they acclimatise or will they die of exosmosis ?