rape kit

Main Entry:  rape kit
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a set of items used at a medical facility for gathering and preserving physical evidence following a sexual assault
Example:  The results from a rape kit can be used in criminal proceedings.
Etymology:  1975
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Main Entry:  rape kit
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a set of items used by medical personnel for gathering and preserving physical evidence of a sexual assault; the collected evidence for a case concerning sexual assault; also called [sexual assault evidence collection kit]
Example:  A rape kit is the victim's best way to document the attack and help ensure prosecution of the attacker.
Etymology:  by 1975
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