The process by which a red blood cell placed in distilled water absorbs water until it burst and release it’s content into the surrounding is known as

The process by which a red blood cell placed in distilled water absorbs water until it burst and release it’s content into the surrounding is known as
A. osmosis
B. plasmolysis
C. turgidity
D. hemolysis
Correct Option: Answer is D
Hemolysis: The destruction of red blood cells which leads to the release of hemoglobin from within the red blood cells into the blood plasma. Etymology: The word “hemolysis” is made up of “hemo-“, blood + “lysis”, the disintegration of cells.

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