grey case

grey case

A popular term for a type of question used for Royal College examinations, so called as the diagnosis is not immediately obvious (i.e., not black or white). Grey cases provide a clinical history and a range of investigation results, and are followed by a choice of one or more relevant options for the diagnosis, investigations needed etc.
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A circular saw allegedly used to cut up her body was in a pink and grey case found in the shed at a property near the couple's home.
On arrival I realised I had mislaid my camera, a Canon Compact Digital in a blue and grey case with silver plastic wrist straps.
But one sat nav, a TomTom One 3rd Edition in a grey case, has yet to be claimed.
He did not want to comment on the Simon Grey case while legal negotiations were underway.
The affair was effectively Australia's version of the Flockton Grey case, in that high-class sprinter Bold Personality ran in Fine Cotton's name in a race at Eagle Farm.
Mr Sugarman said the grey case was pulled for a routine check by Customs officers.
On the outside, the portable WorldPorts have a brand-new look: a smaller, sleeker gun-metal grey case with the same high-caliber performance and compatibility of all U.
Her mum Tracy Reid and Christopher Gaytor chatted casually as they threw the cream and grey case into the water.
Edmondson, a former CID superintendent in his native Yorkshire before he entered racing in 1968, worked on the Flockton Grey case, establishing that the winner of a two-year-old race at Leicester in March 1982 was a ringer.
PYRO DV Drive features a 20 GB high performance hard drive and a built-in lithium ion rechargeable battery enclosed in a sleek silver and charcoal grey case about the size of a PDA.
PYRO DV DRIVE features a 20 GB high-performance hard drive and a built-in rechargeable battery enclosed in a sleek silver and charcoal grey case about the size of a PDA.