biology / plasmolysis of human red blood cells

Plasmolysis of human red blood cells would occur if the cell were in .. solution
A) isotonic
B) hypertonic
C) hypotonic
D) none of these

I think it's B. I'm not too sure though.

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  1. hypertonic

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  2. hypotonic solution

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  3. D) none of these

    Plasmolysis happens in plant cells.
    does not happen in animal cells.
    In plant cells it happens in hypertonic solutions.

    The cell membrane inside the cell shrinks but the cell wall stays the same.

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