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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.


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).

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



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