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clin·ic

 (klĭn′ĭk)
n.
1. A facility, often associated with a hospital or medical school, that is devoted to the diagnosis and care of outpatients.
2. A medical establishment run by several specialists working in cooperation and sharing the same facilities.
3. A group session offering counsel or instruction in a particular field or activity: a vocational clinic; a tennis clinic.
4.
a. A seminar or meeting of physicians and medical students in which medical instruction is conducted in the presence of the patient, as at the bedside.
b. A place where such instruction occurs.
c. A class or lecture of medical instruction conducted in this manner.

[French clinique, from Greek klīnikē (tekhnē), clinical (method), feminine of klīnikos, from klīnē, couch, bed; see clinandrium.]

clinic

(ˈklɪnɪk)
n
1. (Medicine) a place in which outpatients are given medical treatment or advice, often connected to a hospital
2. (Medicine) a similar place staffed by physicians or surgeons specializing in one or more specific areas: eye clinic.
3. (Medicine) Brit a private hospital or nursing home
4. (Medicine) obsolete the teaching of medicine to students at the bedside
5. (Medicine) US a place in which medical lectures are given
6. (Medicine) US a clinical lecture
7. chiefly US and Canadian a group or centre that offers advice or instruction: a vocational clinic.
[C17: from Latin clīnicus one on a sickbed, from Greek, from klinē bed]

clin•ic

(ˈklɪn ɪk)

n.
1. a place for the medical treatment of nonresident patients, sometimes at reduced cost.
2. a group of physicians, dentists, or the like, working in cooperation and sharing facilities.
3. a group convening for instruction or remedial work: a reading clinic.
4. the instruction of medical students by examining or treating patients in their presence or by their examining or treating patients under supervision.
5. a class of students assembled for such instruction.
adj.
6. of a clinic; clinical.
[1885–90; < French clinique or German Klinik < Latin clīnicus < Greek klīnikós pertaining to a (sick) bed =klin(ē) bed]

clinic

- First meant "teaching of medicine at the bedside."
See also related terms for teaching.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clinic - a medical establishment run by a group of medical specialistsclinic - a medical establishment run by a group of medical specialists
medical institution - an institution created for the practice of medicine
eye clinic - a clinic where specialist care for a patient's eyes
2.clinic - meeting for diagnosis of problems and instruction or remedial work in a particular activity
session - a meeting for execution of a group's functions; "it was the opening session of the legislature"
reading clinic - a clinic for people with reading disabilities
basketball clinic - a meeting at which basketball players receive special evaluation and instruction
baseball clinic - a meeting at which baseball players receive special evaluation and instruction; "a summer baseball clinic for promising young players"
hockey clinic - a meeting at which hockey players receive special evaluation and instruction
3.clinic - a healthcare facility for outpatient care
dispensary - clinic where medicine and medical supplies are dispensed
hospital, infirmary - a health facility where patients receive treatment
health facility, healthcare facility, medical building - building where medicine is practiced
Translations
عِيَادَةعِيادَه، مُسْتَوْصَف
klinika
klinik
klinikka
klinika
rendelőintézetszakrendelõ
診療所
진료소
klinikaklinikinispoliklinika
klīnika
klinika
klinika
klinik
คลินิค
phòng khám chữa bệnh

clinic

[ˈklɪnɪk] N (in NHS hospital) → consultorio m; (= private hospital) → clínica f; (for guidance) → consultorio m

clinic

[ˈklɪnɪk] n
(= building) (private hospital)clinique f; (public health centre)centre m médical
(= session) (for outpatients)consultations fpl
His clinic is on Thursdays at 4.30 → Ses consultations sont le jeudi à 16h30.

clinic

n
Klinik f
(= medical course)klinischer Unterricht, Klinik f

clinic

[ˈklɪnɪk] n (hospital, dental clinic) → clinica; (for guidance) → centro; (session) → seduta

clinic

(ˈklinik) noun
a place or part of a hospital where a particular kind of medical treatment or advice is given. He is attending the skin clinic.
ˈclinical adjective
1. of a clinic.
2. based on observation of the patient.

clinic

عِيَادَة klinika klinik Klinik κλινική clínica klinikka clinique klinika clinica 診療所 진료소 kliniek klinikk klinika clínica клиника klinik คลินิค klinik phòng khám chữa bệnh 诊所

clin·ic

n. clínica;
small ___dispensario.

clinic

n clínica; free — clínica gratuita; urgent care — clínica de urgencias
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