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What is the definition of diffusion

Diffusion is the net random movement of particles from an area of high concentration to and area of low concentration. This does not require any ATP

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What is the definition of osmosis

The net random movement of particles from an area of low water potential to an area of high water potential, across a partially permeable membrane. This does require ATP

3

Is ATP needed for diffusion

No, just osmosis

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What does ATP stand for

adenosine triphosphate