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exit wound

Forensic pathology The “goodbye” lesion that a bullet or other projectile causes when leaving the body; EWs are often larger than the entrance wound, due to tumbling and deformation of the bullet. Cf Entrance wound, Execution wound.
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There was an entry and exit wound on his leg, suggesting one bullet passed through him.
One was hit in the lower left thigh, the other suffered grazing and an entry/ exit wound.
Since being shot, Aaron had continued to suffer frequent infections from the exit wound and abscesses in his stomach which had to be drained.
The steel bar had gone through his thigh leaving a huge entry and exit wound," said the doctor.
He said he saw the body and said there was a bullet wound to the left leg -- ''it destroyed his knee'' -- and a shot through the back with an exit wound through the chest.
If it's lightning, you should see an exit wound somewhere below the split bark; some charred wood is also typical.
According to News24, Captain Chris Mangena revealed in the trial that there was bruises on the chest and back of Steenkamp although the projectile did not penetrate the chest, adding that the model also had a wound on the middle finger of her left hand and two wounds in the head, one the bullet entrance wound and the other the exit wound.
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There was a small 3/4" entry wound, sizable damage to the lungs, and a 1" exit wound created-not by the bullet--but by a shattered and protruding rib bone.
Bassam, a tiler who fled to Turkey as troops approached the town, showed mobile phone camera footage of a dead man, between 18 and 25 years old, with a bullet wound in his leg, and a large exit wound in his stomach.