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Gap junctions are otherwise known as plasmodesmata.

(a) True

(b) False

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Right answer is (b) False

To elaborate: Plasmodesmata and gap junctions are similar in function but they have difference in their structures. Gap junctions helps substance pass through the cell membranes while the plasmodesmata forms a connection between the two cells.

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