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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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Chair of judges Bill Herbert said Night Sky With Exit Wounds is "a compellingly assured debut, the definitive arrival of a significant voice".
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Entry and exit wounds are usually stellate in appearance, but exit is considerably larger than entrance defect (Petty, 1969).
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tephrocephala that stimulated subsequent work, nor were abdomens with such exit wounds noticed.
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The bullet went right through my stomach," he said, pointing out the entry and exit wounds.
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