Definition of Clinical

1. Adjective. Relating to a clinic or conducted in or as if in a clinic and depending on direct observation of patients. "Clinical case study"

Derivative terms: Clinic, Clinic, Clinic
Partainyms: Clinic



2. Adjective. Scientifically detached; unemotional. "He spoke in the clipped clinical monotones typical of police testimony"

Definition of Clinical

1. a. Of or pertaining to a bed, especially, a sick bed.

Definition of Clinical

1. Adjective. of or pertaining to a medical clinic or facility. ¹

2. Adjective. dealing with how to practically manage patients, contrasting with pre-health sciences ¹

3. Adjective. done in a cool, emotionless fashion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clinical

1. clinic [adj] - See also: clinic

Medical Definition of Clinical

1. 1. Pertaining to a clinic or to the bedside. 2. Pertaining to or founded on actual observation and treatment of patients, as distinguished from theoretical or basis sciences. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Literary usage of Clinical

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"The organization of a clinical department is a more complex subject than that of ... In clinical work the head of the department and his associates must be ..."

2. A History of the Boston City Hospital from Its Foundation Until 1904 by Isabel Adams (Hampton) Robb, Boston City Hospital, David Williams Cheever, George Washington Gay, Amos Lawrence Mason, John Bapst Blake (1906)
"THE BOSTON CITY HOSPITAL clinical MEETING. BY JOHN BAPST BI.AKE, MD THE Boston City Hospital Clinic.il Club has passed through many phases, and has changed ..."

3. Identifying Health Technologies That Work: Searching For Evidence by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Evidence- based clinical practice guidelines have proved workable and politically acceptable. The number of organizations that base their guidelines on an ..."

4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1914)
"clinical diagnosis: Cirrhosis of liver. Position of tumor: One subserous. ... clinical diagnosis: Tubercular peritonitis. Position of tumor: Multiple. ..."

5. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1920)
"To be sure, there can be nothing more safe than a wide experience in the taking of clinical histories and recording of objective findings in the routine of ..."

6. Report. by Henry Phipps Institute (1908)
"COMPARISON OF THE PATHOLOGICAL FINDINGS WITH THE RECORDED clinical SIGNS IN NINE CASES OF TUBERCULOSIS OF THE LUNGS. This study was made in regard to the ..."

7. Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses: Final Report edited by Joyce C Laslof, Marguerite Knox, John D Baldeschwieler (1997)
"Nevertheless, the clinical programs of VA and DOD, along with preliminary information from several federally funded epidemiologie studies, provide some data ..."

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