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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.]
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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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

clinic

- First meant "teaching of medicine at the bedside."
See also related terms for teaching.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

clinic

n
Klinik f
(= medical course)klinischer Unterricht, Klinik f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

clinic

[ˈklɪnɪk] n (hospital, dental clinic) → clinica; (for guidance) → centro; (session) → seduta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

clin·ic

n. clínica;
small ___dispensario.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

clinic

n clínica; free — clínica gratuita; urgent care — clínica de urgencias
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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