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discovery

[diskov′ərē]
Etymology: L, dis + coopiere, to cover
(in law) a pretrial procedure that allows one party to examine vital witnesses and documents held exclusively by the adverse party. Discovery is limited to materials, facts, and other resources that could not otherwise be reasonably expected to be discovered and that are necessary to the preparation of the case for trial. Also called pretrial discovery. Compare deposition, interrogatories.
Forensics (1) The ascertainment of that which was not previously known
(2) The disclosure or coming to light of what was previously hidden
(3) The acquisition of knowledge of given facts or acts
Malpractice Events, documents and facts assembled between the time a lawsuit has been filed and before trial, which can be used to defend or prosecute alleged malpractice
Molecular biology See Gene discovery
Therapeutics See Drug discovery

discovery

Malpractice Events, documents and facts assembled between the time a lawsuit has been filed and before trial which can be used to defend or prosecute a malpractice case

discovery

Pretrial device used to obtain or discover all information, facts, and circumstances surrounding the allegations at issue in the lawsuit. Techniques include interrogatories, requests for production of documents and things, admissions of facts, physical and mental examinations, and depositions.

Patient discussion about discovery

Q. A tumor was discovered in my kidney how should I prepare myself to the future events?

A. sorry to hear...there are all sorts of tumors in kidneys but generally i recommend first of all talking to your family and explain the situation. but only after you understand what it is and what that means. you will need a lot of support and you don't want to leave your loved ones in the darkness about it. believe me that is the basic in preparing yourself to any tumor therapy.
good luck!!
you'll be fine i'm sure!!

Q. what tests do i need to do in order to discover cancer on advance to increase the recovery chance?

A. it's complicated. if there are no signs for it- there is a slim chance you'll get any diagnose. there are do many types of cells in the body.

Q. What are the sides effects the one can be expect after ADHD as been discovered? What are the main symptoms?

A. there are no "side effects". there are three very definite symptoms:
hyperactivity- moving all the time.
short attention span- cannot be focused in something for more them few minutes.
impulsiveness- doing things "without thinking first" (running to the road after a baseball).

there may be only 2 of those symptoms appearing and in different severity.

More discussions about discovery
References in classic literature ?
The only man who had seen the Belgian after his departure from his tent was the black sentry before the doorway of Lady Greystoke's prison hut, and he had been silenced by the discovery of the dead body of the man who had relieved him, the sentry that Mugambi had dispatched.
So, as chance directed that he should be the one to discover the body of the sentry when the first alarm had been given following Achmet Zek's discovery that Werper had outwitted him, the crafty black had dragged the dead body to the interior of a nearby tent, and himself resumed his station before the doorway of the hut in which he still believed the woman to be.
It is my business to find out what this extraordinary discovery means.
It is no violation of any promises or pledges on my part if I simply tell you that my letters will not assist the discovery which you are trying to make.
The discovery of new worlds by daring sailors like Columbus and Cabot, and the discovery of printing were among them.
There--at the very moment when they had both guessed the truth, without feeling the slightest suspicion of it in their own minds--there stood Discovery, presenting itself unconsciously to eyes incapable of seeing it, in the person of the man who had passed Anne Silvester off as his wife at the Craig Fernie inn
While the captain was taking all opportunities to press these and such like arguments, to remove the little foundling from Mr Allworthy's, of whose fondness for him he began to be jealous, Mrs Deborah had made a discovery, which, in its event, threatened at least to prove more fatal to poor Tommy than all the reasonings of the captain.
No discovery being made, which proved the lost man to be dead, it at length became necessary to release the person suspected of having made away with him.
You may remember that a history of all the voyages made for purposes of discovery composed the whole of our good Uncle Thomas' library.
Could I have made my discovery a marketable commodity, even for Laura's sake, after I had found out that robbery of the rights of others was the essence of Sir Percival's crime?
Having now secured my habitation, as I thought, fully to my mind, I had a great desire to make a more perfect discovery of the island, and to see what other productions I might find, which I yet knew nothing of.
said Mr Meagles, opening his eyes with a fresh discovery.