Definition of entrance wound in English:

entrance wound


another term for entry wound
  • ‘The entrance wound of the bullet was just above the right acromion process, but there was no exit wound.’
  • ‘He cut away the Marine's shirt and looked for entrance and exit wounds; he found only an entrance wound.’
  • ‘A foreign body usually presents with a history of trauma and an entrance wound that will not heal.’
  • ‘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.’
  • ‘Then they found the entrance wound, and that surprised me because I didn't think he had been shot.’