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trajectory

 [trah-jek´tah-re]
the movement of an object along a three-dimensional path, or of a projectile within an individual's body. 2. the course of a disease.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

trajectory

Forensics
The path of a projectile through space, resulting from the forces acting on it—e.g., thrust, wind and gravity.
 
System dynamics
The solution to a dynamical system in forward and backward time, passing through a specified initial condition.
 
Theoretical medicine
The representation of the behaviour of a system in a state-space over a short period of time; a trajectory is one cycle on a phase-plane plot.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
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