- high-velocity impact spatter
- A bloodstain pattern caused by a high-velocity force characterized by a mistlike dispersion which, owing to the low density of the blood particles, has traveled only a short distance in flight. A high-velocity impact is considered to be approximately 100 feet per second or greater such as produced by gunshot and high-speed machinery. Individual stains within the mistlike dispersion are usually 0.1 mm or smaller in diameter but may be seen in association with larger bloodstains.
Forensic science glossary. John C. Brenner . 2012.
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