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The hydrostatic pressure that is developed as a result of endosmosis is known as turgor pressure. The turgor pressure is exerted on the cell wall due to the entry of water inside the cell. The turgor pressure is responsible for the growth and enlargement of the cell. It also keeps the stem erect and leaves expanded.

Whereas the cell wall of the plant cell exert an equal and opposite pressure against the turgor pressure. This is known as the wall pressure. The endosmosis ceases when the turgor pressure becomes equal to the wall pressure.