shotgun technique

Malpractice A strategy by a plaintiff’s legal team in a civil action involving multiple potential defendants, in which all possible parties are named in a shotgun-like manner
Medspeak A diagnostic philosophy, method or technique in which every conceivable parameter is measured, especially in a patient with an obscure disease, to detect rare conditions, that may cause a particular symptom
Molecular biology Shotgun sequencing

shotgun technique

Malpractice A strategy by a plaintiff in a civil action involving multiple potential defendants, where all possible parties are named, in a shotgun-like manner
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Tenders are invited for library preparation service and dultrasexiation analysis of 150 samples of dexcrements to evaluate the colorectal microbial by means of the shotgun technique.
As before, biologists--particularly those associated with the Human Genome Project--have expressed grave doubts about whether Venter will be able to sequence the 3 billion base-pair human genome so quickly, or even at all, with his start-up company and his shotgun technique.
Free; workshop is targeted toward hunters under 17; instruction on firearm and hunting safety, upland game bird hunting and basic shotgun techniques; youth hunters must be accompanied by an adult and must register in advance; 541-935-2591.