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Mesh term Diffusion

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Chemical Phenomena
Physical Phenomena

Description

The tendency of a gas or solute to pass from a point of higher pressure or concentration to a point of lower pressure or concentration and to distribute itself throughout the available space. Diffusion, especially FACILITATED DIFFUSION, is a major mechanism of BIOLOGICAL TRANSPORT.


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Facilitated Diffusion
Thermal Diffusion


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