What will happen, if RBCs are placed in distilled water?

What Will Happen, If RBCs Are Placed In Distilled Water?

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Distilled water is a hypotonic solution, which means it has less solute in it than a red blood cell. In hypotonic environment, the water would enter into the RBC in order to reach the equilibrium or equal concentration both inside and outside of the cell, which would cause the RBC to expand, and even burst.

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