Define Turgor Pressure - QS Study
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The pressure that is exerted on the cell wall due turgidity is called Turgor pressure (T.P.).


Plant cells are very much like your own cells, except they are surrounded by a cell wall. This cell wall is part of what gives plants such a rigid and sturdy structure. Plant cells need a certain amount of pressure to make sure that the cell wall stays rigid, pressure from fluid within the cell pushing against the cell wall is called turgor pressure.