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- another term for entry wound
- ‘The entrance wound of the bullet was just above the right acromion process, but there was no exit wound.’
- ‘With shots fired at a close range to the victim, a heavy concentration of smoke-like, vaporous lead surrounds the entrance wound, and scorch marks from the flame discharge are visible.’
- ‘He cut away the Marine's shirt and looked for entrance and exit wounds; he found only an entrance wound.’
- ‘Then they found the entrance wound, and that surprised me because I didn't think he had been shot.’
- ‘A foreign body usually presents with a history of trauma and an entrance wound that will not heal.’
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