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ballistics

[bəlis′tiks]
Etymology: Gk, ballein, to throw
the study of the motion, trajectory, and impact of projectiles, including bullets and rockets.
The science of the motion of projectiles in flight and the dynamics of deceleration as the projectile impacts on the body or tissues; the energy imparted to tissue is calculated as E = mv2; m = mass; v = velocity

ballistics

(bă-lĭs′tĭks) [Gr. ballein, to throw]
The science of the motion and trajectory of projectiles, including bullets, bombs, rockets, and guided missiles.
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