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Why is this harmful to your blood cells?
A new nurse starts working in the hospital.  She is responsible for giving you an IV.  She gives you a solution of 5% salt water (instead of the correct solution with 0.9% salt water). 



A. Water will leave your blood cells, causing them to shrivel up
B. Water will enter your blood cells until they burst
C. Nothing will happen, she is a great nurse

This question is part of Osmosis Quiz 7
Asked by Jjanosko, Last updated: Jul 03, 2020

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Answered May 16, 2018

Water will leave your blood cells, causing them to shrivel up
 

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