PASSIVE TRANSPORT

the motion of compounds along a cell membrane without the use of energy by the cell. It comprises simple diffusion of ions via ion channels and facilitated diffusion of bigger molecules helped by transport proteins.

PASSIVE TRANSPORT: "This semester, the entire class will learn about passive transport, mitosis, and cell division."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PASSIVE TRANSPORT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/passive-transport/ (accessed April 6, 2020).
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