A 51-year-old member asked:
Please explain what facilitated diffusion is?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Facilitated: diffusion is the passive transport of molecules across a cell membrane via channels/transport proteins embedded in the cell membrane.
677 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated May 29, 2017
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.