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Definitions of clinic

  1. a medical establishment run by a group of medical specialists
  2. a health facility for outpatient care
  3. meeting for diagnosis of problems and instruction or remedial work in a particular activity
  4. a healthcare facility for outpatient care
  5. One confined to the bed by sickness.
  6. One who receives baptism on a sick bed.
  7. 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.
  8. Of or pertaining to a clinic, or to the study of disease in the living subject.
  9. A medical lecture on the nature and treatment of diseases, given in the presence of patients and students.
  10. Clinical.
  11. Clinically.
  12. 1. An institution in which medical attention is given to patients who live at home, not requiring hospital care. 2. An institution in which medical instruction is given to students by means of demonstrations in the presence of the sick. 3. A clinical lecture.
  13. Teaching medicine at the bedside of patients.
  14. Medical instruction given at the bed- side of the patient.
  15. Pertaining to a sickbed.
  16. Medical instruction at the bedside of patients. Clinique.
  17. Pertaining to a patient in bed. A clinical lecture, instruction given in a hospital at the bedside of a patient, or a lecture on cases from notes taken at the bedside. Clinical convert, a death- bed convert. Clinical baptism, baptism administered to one sick.
  18. One confined to his bed by sickness; formerly one who was baptized on a sick- bed; instruction of a professor at the bedside of a patient in hospital.
  19. Of or pertaining to a bed, especially, a sick bed.
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Usage examples for clinic

  1. Dr. Adair has asked me to take charge of the clinic the new one they are going to open in Calvary Alley." – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  2. Blood Donor Clinic 10 a. – Tasting the Earth by Mona Gould
  3. He was on the other hand to remain grateful for his intimate experience of the laboratory and the clinic and I was as constantly to feel that the varieties of his application had been as little wasted for him as those of my vagueness had really been for me. – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James
  4. Grant wants me to go out to that clinic too. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  5. She sent large quantities of cereals, canned goods, and hospital supplies to our own soldiers in the camps on the adjacent hills; she furnished medicines and food for sick and wounded to the Spanish prison camp as well as to the Spanish army hospital, the civil hospital, and the children's hospital in the city; she directed Dr. Soyoso of her medical staff to open a clinic and dispensary, where five surgeons and two nurses gave medical or surgical aid to more than three thousand sick or sickening people every day; she sent hundreds of tons of ice from the schooner Morse to the hospitals, the camps, and the transports going North with sick and wounded soldiers; she put up tents to shelter fever- stricken Spanish prisoners from the tropical sunshine while they were waiting to be taken on board the vessels that were to carry them back to Spain; and in every way possible, and with all the facilities that she had, she tried to alleviate the suffering caused by neglect, incompetence, famine, and war. – Campaigning in Cuba by George Kennan
  6. I saw a clinic the other day- said 'Medical Arts Group' on the building. – Joe Burke's Last Stand by John Moncure Wetterau
  7. Even at the present day young medical men are glad to accept what they consider the honor of the position of assistant to the professor and director of the clinic and to remain in it for from five to ten years, sometimes even more, though the salary attached to it is only from $ 250 to $ 400 per year. – Makers of Modern Medicine by James J. Walsh
  8. The Camp existed long before it was a Baby Camp and Nursery School, for Miss M'Millan began with a School Clinic and went on to Open- Air Camps for girls and for boys, before going to the " preventive and constructive" work of the Baby Camp. – The Child Under Eight by E.R. Murray and Henrietta Brown Smith
  9. Then after he came here, I moved back to help him with his clinic the children. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  10. This clinic is open every afternoon during the school year. – Health Work in the Public Schools by Leonard P. Ayres and May Ayres
  11. As a physician he devoted himself exclusively to his profession, receiving at his clinic all those who desired to follow his teaching, whatever might be their opinions or their beliefs. – Makers of Modern Medicine by James J. Walsh
  12. In fact, what I actually wish you would do is come with me to my clinic in Central America. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  13. You run over to the clinic – Every Soul Hath Its Song by Fannie Hurst
  14. Since delivering the address, also, I find a leading article in the " Cincinnati Lancet and Clinic of November 30th, headed " The Decadence of Homoeopathy," abundantly illustrated by extracts from the " Homoeopathic Times," the leading American organ of that sect. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  15. Taking him to an exhibit where wax figures representing parts of the human body in different stages of disease were set up for a clinic he let it do its work. – Edgar Saltus: The Man by Marie Saltus
  16. He found that several months before Allan had offered to start a free clinic for mothers and children in connection with the school, and that he alone had put it through, with only the most reluctant aid and gratitude from Deborah- as though she dreaded something. – His Family by Ernest Poole
  17. He watched the nurse in her hospital room, he went into the dental clinic where a squad of fifty urchins were having their teeth examined, and out upon a small side roof he found a score of small invalids in steamer chairs, all fast asleep. – His Family by Ernest Poole
  18. But his work soon cools him down; in the clinic he had studied mostly exceptional cases; now he is disconcerted by simple and every- day sicknesses. – Contemporary Russian Novelists by Serge Persky
  19. No doubt he worked in a hospital or a clinic surrounded by women. – Michelangelo's Shoulder by John Moncure Wetterau
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