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RED BLOOD CELL sensitivity to change in OSMOTIC PRESSURE. When exposed to a hypotonic concentration of sodium in a solution, red cells take in more water, swell until the capacity of the cell membrane is exceeded, and burst.
The numerical value of osmotic fragility in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of osmotic fragility in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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