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I wish I had never got manic depression. When I was in junior high, I didn't know what was the matter with me. It was as if I'd died or something. Now that I go to a clinic and get the right kind of medicine, I am not as depressed as I used to be.
Daniel Johnston

Meaning of "clinic" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CLINIC

From Latin clīnicus one on a sickbed, from Greek, from klinē bed.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CLINIC

clinic  [ˈklɪnɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CLINIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Clinic is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CLINIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

clinic

Clinic

A clinic is a health care facility that is primarily devoted to the care of outpatients. Clinics can be privately operated or publicly managed and funded, and typically cover the primary health care needs of populations in local communities, in contrast to larger hospitals which offer specialised treatments and admit inpatients for overnight stays. Some clinics grow to be institutions as large as major hospitals, or become associated with a hospital or medical school, while retaining the name “clinic."...

Definition of clinic in the English dictionary

The first definition of clinic in the dictionary is a place in which outpatients are given medical treatment or advice, often connected to a hospital. Other definition of clinic is a similar place staffed by physicians or surgeons specializing in one or more specific areas. Clinic is also a private hospital or nursing home.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CLINIC


aclinic
eɪˈklɪnɪk
cynic
ˈsɪnɪk
Dominic
ˈdɒmɪnɪk
dominick
ˈdɒmɪnɪk
gadolinic
ˌɡædəˈlɪnɪk
inquilinic
ˌɪnkwɪˈlɪnɪk
isoclinic
ˌaɪsəʊˈklɪnɪk
kaolinic
ˌkeɪəˈlɪnɪk
matriclinic
ˌmætrɪˈklɪnɪk
matroclinic
ˌmætrəˈklɪnɪk
monoclinic
ˌmɒnəʊˈklɪnɪk
myelinic
ˌmaɪɪˈlɪnɪk
nephelinic
ˌnɛfɪˈlɪnɪk
nicotinic
nɪkəˈtɪnɪk
paraffinic
ˌpærəˈfɪnɪk
pollinic
pəˈlɪnɪk
polyclinic
ˌpɒlɪˈklɪnɪk
tourmalinic
ˌtʊəməˈlɪnɪk
triclinic
traɪˈklɪnɪk
vinic
ˈvaɪnɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CLINIC

clinginess
clinging
clinging vine
clingingly
clingingness
clingstone
clingwrap
clingy
clinical
clinical depression
clinical governance
clinical psychologist
clinical psychology
clinical thermometer
clinical trial
clinically
clinically dead
clinically obese
clinicalness
clinician

WORDS THAT END LIKE CLINIC

abortion clinic
actinic
antenatal clinic
dental clinic
dinic
eye clinic
family planning clinic
fertility clinic
free clinic
infant welfare clinic
infertility clinic
olefinic
pain clinic
sex clinic
speech clinic
sports injuries clinic
succinic
well-baby clinic
well-man clinic
well-woman clinic

Synonyms and antonyms of clinic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «clinic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CLINIC

Find out the translation of clinic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of clinic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «clinic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

诊所
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

clínica
570 millions of speakers

English

clinic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

क्लिनिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عِيَادَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

клиника
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

clínica
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্লিনিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

clinique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Klinik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Klinik
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

診療所
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

진료소
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Klinik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phòng khám chữa bệnh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மருத்துவமனையை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिकित्सालय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

klinik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

clinica
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

klinika
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

клініка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

clinică
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κλινική
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kliniek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

klinik
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

klinikk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of clinic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CLINIC»

The term «clinic» is very widely used and occupies the 4.408 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CLINIC» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «clinic» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «clinic» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about clinic

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10 QUOTES WITH «CLINIC»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word clinic.
1
Roy Blount, Jr.
Studying literature at Harvard is like learning about women at the Mayo clinic.
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Hamish Bowles
I found myself at dusk in the bewitching Roman city of Jerash with H.M. Queen Rania of Jordan one year, and scrambling with hardened paparazzi to get an image of the Princess of Wales in a tiny Nepalese clinic in the foothills of the Himalayas another.
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Idris Elba
I want to go to Sierra Leone with something - whether it's some sort of contribution to healthcare, or to the entertainment industry. My cousin is a nurse; we are talking about opening a clinic.
4
Doc Hastings
The need for this clinic is clear to me, to the veterans who are currently forced to travel hours to receive care, and even to the Veterans Administration that itself identified creation of a clinic in this part of our state as a priority to be completed by 2006.
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Doc Hastings
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.
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Lee Hazlewood
You see I have to be in the clinic every Thursday and it's in Phoenix so I have to fly down or drive down. It has to be every Thursday for this damn stuff they're giving me.
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John Hurt
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.
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Mark Hyman
The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic or hospital.
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Karl Jaspers
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.
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Daniel Johnston
I wish I had never got manic depression. When I was in junior high, I didn't know what was the matter with me. It was as if I'd died or something. Now that I go to a clinic and get the right kind of medicine, I am not as depressed as I used to be.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CLINIC»

Discover the use of clinic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to clinic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Mayo Clinic Book of Home Remedies: What to Do For The ...
When should I contact my doctor? What symptoms signal an emergency? Mayo Clinic Book of Home Remedies clearly defines these questions with regard to your health concerns and guides you to choose the appropriate and most effective response.
Mayo Clinic, 2010
2
The Birth of the Clinic
Foucault's classic study of the history of medicine.
Michel Foucault, 2012
3
Mayo Clinic Diet: Eat Well Enjoy Life Lose Weight
Presents a weight loss and diet plan engineered to help readers lose up to ten pounds in two weeks through a reevaluation of nutrition and daily exercise, in a book that includes meal planners and healthy recipes.
Mayo Clinic, 2010
4
Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy
Any woman looking for accurate, reliable, and authoritative information from a reliable source will surely appreciate this pregnancy book from the world-class Mayo Clinic.
Mayo Clinic, 2011
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The Pastoral Clinic: Addiction and Dispossession Along the ...
A formidable thinker, a wrench-in-the-works activist inside and out of the industry, Angela understands that addictions are not a 'always has been and always will be' fate, but a collective, individual, and even 'intimate,' funneling into ...
Angela Garcia, 2010
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Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic: Inside One of the ...
Service business authority Leonard Berry and Mayo Clinic marketing administrator Kent Seltman explain how the Clinic implements and maintains its strategy, adheres to its management system, executes its care model, and embraces new ...
Leonard Berry, Kent Seltman, 2008
7
Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review
The faculty authoring this book are all Mayo Clinic gastroenterologists and hepatologists who spend most of their time caring for patients and teaching in a academic environment.
Stephen Hauser, 2011
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The Cleveland Clinic Way: Lessons in Excellence from One of ...
In this groundbreaking book, the man who leads this global organization, Dr. Toby Cosgrove, reveals how the clinic works so well in stark contrast to such a dysfunctional national health care system, and argues persuasively for why it ...
Toby Cosgrove, 2014
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Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Review
Written by seasoned faculty at the Mayo Clinic, this Seventh Edition is a completely revised and updated study tool that has proven invaluable for the American Board of Internal Medicine certification or recertification.
Thomas M. Habermann, 2006
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Mayo Clinic Cardiology: Board Review Questions and Answers
Use this book to sharpen your board knowledge skills and improve your score. For further study and reference, use this book with the Mayo Clinic Cardiology Concise Textbook, Third Edition—a special value course pack is also available.
Margaret A. Lloyd, Joseph G. Murphy, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CLINIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term clinic is used in the context of the following news items.
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To understand Greek austerity, you should see George Vichas' clinic
When cardiologist Dr George Vichas (appropriately, 'vichas' is the Greek word for 'cough'), set up the clinic in an Athens suburb in late 2011 in ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
2
At least 5 kids given wrong immunizations at NJ clinic
SALEM – At least five children were given the wrong immunizations at a health clinic for the uninsured, including a 2-year-old boy who got an ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
3
Veterans Affairs report details health care troubles at Mat-Su clinic
WASHINGTON -- Alaska veterans have faced delayed and diminished access to health care at an outpatient clinic in Wasilla, according to the ... «Alaska Dispatch News, Jul 15»
4
University of Iowa launches nation's first Spanish virtual health care …
UIeSalud.com complements the university's new English-language online clinic for minor illnesses and injuries at UIeCare.com. The launch ... «The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines, Jul 15»
5
Tampa doctor hosts student hoping to open Haitian clinic
It's an opportunity to learn the necessary skills he will need to open a clinic in his home nation. "He was such an eager and willing pupil there ... «WTSP 10 News, Jul 15»
6
New clinic to help growing number of women vets
The Tucson VA hosted an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new Women's Health Clinic on Tuesday. The new clinic has four ... «Tucson News Now, Jul 15»
7
New physical therapy clinic opens at Cambridge Square
Summit Physical Therapy, which was founded and is co-owned by Chattanooga businessmen Dan Dotson and Kevin Kostka, will open a ... «Chattanooga Times Free Press, Jul 15»
8
Waukesha community dental clinic sees rapid growth
The Waukesha County Community Dental Clinic now has a staff of 22 people, including six part-time dentists and four hygienists, and a budget ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jul 15»
9
ZBA delays vote on Boston medical marijuana clinic
PROPOSED POT SHOP: A medical marijuana dispensary has been proposed for 21 Milk St., above. Some, including DBBID chairman John H. «Boston Herald, Jul 15»
10
RAM clinic comes to Wise July 17-19
People die, which is why the clinic is so important to the people of this area,” said organizer Teresa Gardner. She is executive director and ... «Bristol Herald Courier, Jul 15»

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