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Protrusion of tissue from a bullet entrance wound, resulting from the kinetic energy imparted by the bullet towards the point of least resistance—the entrance

splashback

Forensic pathology Protrusion of tissue from a bullet entrance wound, resulting from the kinetic energy imparted by the bullet; although the tissue surrounding the entrance wound closes over behind the bullet, the gases expanding after the bullet find the path of least resistance for escape, leaving via the entrance wound, pushing out fragments of subcutaneous tissue. Cf Contact ring, Execution wound.
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From large print designs - which seem like a work of art - to practical polished chrome; there is a splashback for every kitchen and every style.
Splashbacks can also be matched to a glass upstand, which protects the walls above the rest of the kitchen worktop.
There are two other bedrooms and a family bathroom with modern white suite featuring a pedestal basin, toilet, a large bathtub with shower over, tiled splashbacks, slate tiled ?
The problem with a tiled splashback is that unless you use a dark-coloured grout, cooking splashes will discolour the grout.
It has a guest cloakroom with toilet, basin and tiled splashback.
Co-ordinate your kitchen with colourful worktops and splashbacks
Carry the colour further by matching it with anything from splashbacks to tea towels.
The master has views to two sides and an en suite shower room with shower enclosure and pebbled splashback, wash basin in a vanity unit, toilet and ceramic tiling to the wall and ?
lime or spots are the trend in splashbacks The future is orange.
A The new Wickes range of splashbacks features a rose splashback and upstand.
These can be enlivened by contemporary-style materials such as glass splashbacks and granite worktops.
A Upstands and splashbacks are available in any size in any colour.