1 of or relating to a clinic
2 of or relating to the bedside of a patient, the course of his disease, or the observation and treatment of patients directly
a clinical lecture, clinical medicine
3 scientifically detached; strictly objective
a clinical attitude to life
4 plain, simple, and usually unattractive clinical furniture
n the branch of psychology that studies and treats mental illness and mental retardation
n a finely calibrated thermometer for determining the temperature of the body, usually placed under the tongue or in the rectum
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