So lets say that you are a CSI lab tech observing lungs cells from a case where an individual was found in the San
Fransico Bay (sea water). It appears from his body location that he drowned. You look at the cells of the lungs and they appear swollen. Your conclusion is that he drowned in the San Francisco Bay or that he was murdered, someone drowned him in the bath tub and then place his body in the bay?
To determine how the individual was drowned, knowledge of tonicity and equilibrium is important. Hypotonic conditions: mean... View the full answer