clinic

[klˈɪnɪk], [klˈɪnɪk], [k_l_ˈɪ_n_ɪ_k]

Definitions of clinic:

  1.   Clinical. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   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. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   Clinically. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4.   Medical instruction given at the bed- side of the patient. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5.   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. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6.   A medical lecture on the nature and treatment of diseases, given in the presence of patients and students. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7.   Pertaining to a sickbed. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

Quotes for clinic:

  1. As efforts to fix this failure at the Veterans Administration continue, I also intend to persist in demanding answers and action on the establishment of a new clinic to serve the veterans in North Central Washington. – Doc Hastings
  2. I am not an enormous believer in research being the be -all and end -all. I get suspicious when I read about actors spending six months in a clinic say, in order to play someone who is sick. – John Hurt
  3. I began the study of medicine, impelled by a desire for knowledge of facts and of man. The resolution to do disciplined work tied me to both laboratory and clinic for a long time to come. – Karl Jaspers
  4. We set up the promised clinic for the sick and wounded Masai. – Louis Leakey
  5. Marie Stopes had established the first birth control clinic in Britain; the whole question of informing women, especially those who were poor, about methods of contraception, began to be discussed. – Dora Russell

Usage examples for clinic:

  1. 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
  2. In fact, what I actually wish you would do is come with me to my clinic in Central America. ” – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  3. Blood Donor Clinic 10 a. ” – Tasting the Earth by Mona Gould
  4. Then after he came here, I moved back to help him with his clinic the children. ” – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  5. 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
  6. Grant wants me to go out to that clinic too. ” – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  7. You run over to the clinic – Every Soul Hath Its Song by Fannie Hurst
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. “ No doubt he worked in a hospital or a clinic surrounded by women. ” – Michelangelo's Shoulder by John Moncure Wetterau

Rhymes for clinic:

  • cynic;
  • dominik;
  • monoclinic;

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