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clinic

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clin=ic

CIDE DICTIONARY

clinicn. [See Clinical.].
  •  One confined to the bed by sickness.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One who receives baptism on a sick bed.  Hook.  [1913 Webster]
  •  a medical facility, often connected with a school or hospital, which treats primarily outpatients.  [PJC]
  •  A school, or a session of a school or class, in which medicine or surgery is taught by the examination and treatment of patients in the presence of the pupils.  [1913 Webster]
  •  a lesson or series of lessons taught to persons not expert in some activity, in which the errors of the students are pointed out, and remedial actions are suggested.  [PJC]
  •  a performance so excellent as to be considered a model for emulation.  [PJC]
clinica. [Gr. kliniko`s, fr. kli`nh bed, fr. kli`nein to lean, recline: cf. F. clinique. See Lean, v. i.].
  •  Of or pertaining to a bed, especially, a sick bed.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Of or pertaining to a clinic, or to the study of disease in the living subject.  [1913 Webster]
Clinical baptism, baptism administered to a person on a sick bed. -- Clinical instruction, instruction by means of clinics. -- Clinical lecture (Med.), a discourse upon medical topics illustrated by the exhibition and examination of living patients. -- Clinical medicine, Clinical surgery, that part of medicine or surgery which is occupied with the investigation of disease in the living subject.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

clinic, n.
1 Brit. a private or specialized hospital.
2 a place or occasion for giving specialist medical treatment or advice (eye clinic; fertility clinic).
3 a gathering at a hospital bedside for the teaching of medicine or surgery.
4 US a conference or short course on a particular subject (golf clinic).

Derivative
clinician n.
Etymology
F clinique f. Gk klinike (tekhne) clinical, lit. bedside (art)

THESAURUS

clinic

VA hospital, X ray, asylum, base hospital, blood bank, charity ward, community hospital, consultation room, convalescent home, convalescent hospital, delivery room, dispensary, emergency, evacuation hospital, examining room, fever ward, field hospital, general hospital, home, hospital, hospital room, infirmary, inpatient clinic, intensive care, isolation, labor room, laboratory, maison de sante, maternity ward, mental hospital, nursery, nursing home, operating room, osteopathic hospital, outpatient clinic, pharmacy, policlinic, polyclinic, prison ward, private hospital, private room, proprietary hospital, public hospital, recovery room, rest home, sanatorium, semi-private room, sick bay, sickbed, sickroom, special hospital, station hospital, surgery, surgical hospital, teaching hospital, therapy, treatment room, veterans hospital, voluntary hospital, ward, well-baby clinic

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