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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clinic  \Clin"ic\,  n.  [See  {Clinical}.] 
  1.  One  confined  to  the  bed  by  sickness. 
 
  2.  (Eccl.)  One  who  receives  baptism  on  a  sick  bed.  [Obs.] 
  --Hook. 
 
  3.  (Med.)  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clinical  \Clin"ic*al\,  Clinic  \Clin"ic\,  a.  [Gr.  ?,  fr  ?  bed, 
  fr  ?  to  lean,  recline:  cf  F.  clinique.  See  {Lean},  v.  i.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  bed,  especially,  a  sick  bed. 
 
  2.  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  clinic,  or  to  the  study  of  disease 
  in  the  living  subject. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clinic 
  n  1:  a  medical  establishment  run  by  a  group  of  medical 
  specialists 
  2:  meeting  for  diagnosis  of  problems  and  instruction  or 
  remedial  work  in  a  particular  activity 
  3:  a  health  facility  for  outpatient  care 




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