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Clinical

Definition

adjective

(1) Of, pertaining to, relating to, or dealing with a (medical) clinic

(2) Relating to or founded on the actual observation and treatment of patient(s) (in contrast to theoretical)


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The term clinical pertains to a medical practice, such as observing and treating patients. Examples of usage are the terms: clinical trial and clinical medicine. Clinical trial is a formal research protocol involving patients. Clinical medicine is the practice of medicine that is based on the direct observation of patients.


Word origin: Late Latin clinicus (a bed-ridden person, one baptized on a sick-bed, a physician), Ancient Greek klinikós (of a bed), from klínē (bed), from klínein (to lean, incline) + -al

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