Arterial Pattern– Gushing pattern from breached artery.
Bubble Ring Pattern– Circles or rings in blood droplet stain. Usually lung hits can be stomach or intestine. Bright or light red lung hit. Intestine is dark or contains pieces of food items.
Cast Off– When animal is running sometimes blood is thrown from body instead of dripped
Dripping pattern– When blood drips into blood.
Expirated Blood– When blood is propelled out of nose or mouth or hole in body cavity under force of air.
Flow Pattern– When shape size or pattern of blood changes due to movement changes. Could also be from blood flow caused by uneven surface.
Forward Splatter– Blood that travels in same direction as movement seen in expirated patterns IE: Blood blown out of mouth or nose.
Transfer or Contact Pattern– A blood pattern that is made from contact with other items. Trees fences ground. Hunters walking threw blood and spreading it thru out woods.
Impact Site– Where force of impact causes blood loss.
Misting Pattern– Where blood is reduced to a mist because of force. IE running and increased blood pressure Common in arterial hits or.
Passive bleeding– Blood drops caused by gravity. IE a standing animal.
Splatter Pattern– Blood pattern caused by force. IE Movement like feet hitting ground causing surface impact droplets. From impact of items like bullets, arrows, and autos.
Parent Drop– Drop which has cast off blood droplets.
Sibling Drop– Blood cast off from a single drop which is the “Parent Drop”