penetrating trauma

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n penetrating trauma injury incurred when an object (as a knife or bullet or shrapnel) penetrates into the body
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Usage


In news:

Two cases of penetrating head and neck trauma from Operation Iraqi Freedom.
The protocol for treating penetrating head and neck trauma in a war zone differs from the standard protocol.
Triple-contrast helical CT imaging of penetrating trauma to the torso.
Triple-contrast helical CT imaging of penetrating trauma to the torso .
Richard JD, Vitale GC, Flint LM: Penetrating arterial trauma: Analysis of missed vascular injuries.
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In science:

On the right vertical axis, N* p , the volume of penetrated plies (“trauma”) is pointed in the case when the bullet is stopped by the target.
Numerical simulation of high-speed penetration-perforation dynamics in layered armor shields
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