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Descriptor English: Forensic Ballistics
Descriptor Spanish: Balística Forense
Descriptor Portuguese: Balística Forense
Descriptor French: Balistique légale
Entry term(s): Ballistic, Forensic
Ballistics
Ballistics, Forensic
Ballistics, Wound
Forensic Ballistic
Wound Ballistics
Tree number(s): I01.198.780.760
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044709
Scope note: The science of studying projectiles in motion, ballistics, being applied to law. Ballistics on firearm projectiles, such as bullets, include the study of what happens inside the weapon, during the flight of the projectile, and when the projectile strikes the target, such as body tissue.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Wounds, Gunshot (1966-2003)
Public MeSH Note: 2004; for BALLISTICS, WOUND use WOUNDS, GUNSHOT 1987-2003
History Note: 2004; for BALLISTICS, WOUND see WOUNDS, GUNSHOT 1987-2003
Related: Wounds, Gunshot MeSH
DeCS ID: 38399
Unique ID: D044709
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Revision Date: 2010/12/08
Forensic Ballistics - Preferred
Concept UI M0445990
Scope note The science of studying projectiles in motion, ballistics, being applied to law. Ballistics on firearm projectiles, such as bullets, include the study of what happens inside the weapon, during the flight of the projectile, and when the projectile strikes the target, such as body tissue.
Preferred term Forensic Ballistics
Entry term(s) Ballistic, Forensic
Ballistics, Forensic
Forensic Ballistic
Ballistics - Broader
Concept UI M0445987
Scope note The science of studying projectiles in motion.
Preferred term Ballistics
Ballistics, Wound - Narrower
Concept UI M0023021
Preferred term Ballistics, Wound
Entry term(s) Wound Ballistics



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