Definition of Clinic

1. Noun. A medical establishment run by a group of medical specialists.

Generic synonyms: Medical Institution
Specialized synonyms: Eye Clinic
Derivative terms: Clinical



2. Noun. Meeting for diagnosis of problems and instruction or remedial work in a particular activity.
Generic synonyms: Session
Specialized synonyms: Reading Clinic, Basketball Clinic, Baseball Clinic, Hockey Clinic
Derivative terms: Clinical

3. Noun. A healthcare facility for outpatient care.
Specialized synonyms: Dispensary
Group relationships: Hospital, Infirmary
Generic synonyms: Health Facility, Healthcare Facility, Medical Building
Derivative terms: Clinical

Definition of Clinic

1. n. One confined to the bed by sickness.

Definition of Clinic

1. Noun. A medical facility, such as a hospital, especially one for the treatment and diagnosis of outpatients. ¹

2. Noun. A group practice of several physicians. ¹

3. Noun. A meeting for the diagnosis of problems, or training, on a particular subject. ¹

4. Noun. A temporary office arranged on a regular basis to allow politicians to meet their constituents. ¹

5. Noun. A series of workouts used to build wrestling skills of practitioners regardless of team affiliation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clinic

1. a medical facility [n -S] : CLINICAL [adj]

Medical Definition of Clinic

1. 1. An institution, building, or part of a building where ambulatory patients are cared for. 2. An institution, building, or part of a building in which medical instruction is given to students by means of demonstrations in the presence of the sick. 3. A lecture or symposium on a subject relating to disease. Origin: G. Kline, bed (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Clinic

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1920)
"Surgical clinic, operative treatment of hernia, demonstration of fascia ... Surgical clinic, abscess of the lung, of appendicitis with special regard to the ..."

2. The Surgical Clinics of North America by Robert E. Hermann, Avram M. Cooperman (1921)
"OF FOREIGN BODY 547 clinic of Dr. Byron Stookey, Neurological Institute BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURIES 561 June, 1921 BOSTON NUMBER clinic of Dr. Edward H. ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1903)
"This number does not, however, represent all of the new cases applying to the clinic for treatment. This number was 2.044. 1.068 being women and 976 men. ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1903)
"This number does not, however, represent all of the new cases applying to the clinic for treatment. This number was 2044, 1068 being women and 976 men. ..."

5. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1922)
"1251 clinic of Dr. Bronson Crothers, Children's Hospital THE EFFECT OF BREECH EXTRACTION UPON THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM OF THE FETUS 1287 clinic of Dr. ..."

6. The Psychology of Subnormal Children by Leta Stetter Hollingworth (1920)
"In other instances the educational officers of a city or state have established a psychological clinic as a part of the public school system. ..."

7. Report of the Committee on Inquiry Into the Departments of Health, Charities by New York (N.Y.). Board of estimate and apportionment. Committee on inquiry into the Departments of health, charities, and Bellevue and allied hospitals, George McAneny, Henry Collier Wright (1913)
"Genito-urinary clinic It is desirable to locate this clinic in such a way that the patients will come in contact with the patients of other clinics as ..."

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