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entry wound Syllabification: en·try wound
Pronunciation: /ˈentrē ˌwo͞ond/

Definition of entry wound in English:


A wound made by a bullet or other missile at the point where it entered the body.
Example sentences
  • There was a small entry wound, and the bullet got lodged in the hand.
  • He felt along his body for an entry wound, but didn't find one.
  • And you could see in the back here, there was an opening about the size of a quarter, which was clearly a bullet entry wound.
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