clinic

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(klin′ik )

[Gr. klinikos, pert. to a bed]

1. A center for physical examination and treatment of ambulatory patients.
2. Medical and dental instruction in which patients are observed directly, symptoms noted, and treatments discussed.
3. A center where preliminary diagnosis is made and treatment given, e.g., an x-ray clinic, dental clinic, or child-guidance clinic.

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