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Medspeak A generic term for any area of patient care—e.g., diagnostics, ethics, management of terminally ill—in which the parameters of good practise are not clearly defined—i.e., are neither ‘black’ nor ‘white’
Vox populi Gray zone/area is commonly used in the lay parlance for anything that is not readily apparent or incontrovertible, i.e., not ‘black’ or ‘white’
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A lymphoma which demonstrates transitional morphologic and immunophenotypic features between classical Hodgkin's lymphoma (CHL) and large B-cell lymphoma (diffuse large B cell lymphoma and Burkitt's lymphoma), mostly presenting with a mediastinal but occasionally with a peripheral lymph node disease is termed as grey zone lymphoma (GZL) as shown in figure 2.1,2 The terms "gray zone or grey zone or unclassifiable or indeterminate or mediastinal grey zone lymphoma (MGZL)" are synonymous and are used interchangeably.3,4 The outcome of these cases may differ from DLBCL and CHL.5 These lymphomas may show three types of features:
Together with the conflict in the Ukraine and occurrence of the term of hybrid war one can more and more often notice the concept of war in the grey zone or below the level of war being in use (Konferencja w AON 2015).
Pouchot, "A grey zone for quantitative diagnostic and screening tests", Int J Epidemiol, vol.
Furthermore, their ability to interweave storytelling of champions into their arguments of how they had, have, and must continue to navigate in the "grey zone" allows readers to understand exactly what the issues have been in a practical sense.
Baseline tests revealed that 130 of the anti-HCV positive samples (33.1%) and 79 of the anti-HIV samples (39.9%) were within the grey zone index values (Table 1).
The proposal to open the new season for Canadian lobster fishers had been made because of declining catches during the later winter fishery, attributed to increased American fishing effort in the Grey Zone. (2) While Homer-Dixon (1999) might argue that these declining lobster catches represent scarcity and therefore would fit into his model predicting violent outcomes, in fact, the situation on Grand Manan suggests a more complex interpretation, it has to be seen within a broader framework of rising lobster prices (and potential incomes) (3) and global trends towards liberalisation that have encouraged 'an explosion of new property claims and strategies' (Peluso and Watts 2001, 6).
Norway's ministry of foreign affairs announced on Monday (28 June) that the so-called Grey Zone Agreement between Norway and Russia had been extended by one year until 1 July 2005.
In the past couple of years, he's also produced or exec produced "White Oleander," "One Hour Photo," "The Grey Zone," "The Good Thief," "Party Monster" and "Camp" as well as the animated "Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas."
RWS Group, LLC, a developer of language technology and a translation and localization provider, and Grey Zone, Inc., a developer of a Web content management software, have jointly introduced an integrated product to speed development of globalized Web content.
Everyone aspires to the white zone, where they can live in opulent surroundings in luxury homes, and dreads the thought of being consigned to the outer grey zone where families live in one room and share a bathroom with neighbours.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-27 June 2001-New version of Grey Zone's SecureZone software now available (C)1994-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD
Grey Zone, Inc., a developer of unified Web communications software, has launched SecureZone 4.0, the latest version of their software platform.