hydraulic motor


hydraulic motor
By altering the internal osmotic pressure within a cell, water will enter and a considerable expansion of the compartment will occur. This has been used as a motor device in plants (turgor pressure), in eversion of nematocysts, and possibly in the production of other cellular protrusions.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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