Polyclinic
Polyclinic Pol`y*clin"ic, n. [Poly- + clinic.] (Med.) A clinic in which diseases of many sorts are treated; especially, an institution in which clinical instruction is given in all kinds of disease. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • polyclinic — [päl΄i klin′ik] n. [ POLY + CLINIC] a clinic or hospital for the treatment of various kinds of diseases: cf. POLICLINIC …   English World dictionary

  • Polyclinic — A polyclinic (alternative spelling, policlinic) is a place where a wide range of health care services (including diagnostics) can be obtained without the need for an overnight stay. Polyclinics are sometimes co located with a hospital or may be… …   Wikipedia

  • polyclinic — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1889 a clinic or hospital treating diseases of many sorts …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • polyclinic — /pol ee klin ik/, n. a clinic or a hospital dealing with various diseases. [1885 90; alter. of POLICLINIC by assoc. with POLY ] * * * …   Universalium

  • polyclinic — noun A clinic in which diseases of many sorts are treated; especially, an institution in which clinical instruction is given in all kinds of disease …   Wiktionary

  • polyclinic — A dispensary for the treatment and study of diseases of all kinds. [poly + G. kline, bed] * * * poly·clin·ic .päl i klin ik n a clinic or hospital treating diseases of many sorts compare POLICLINIC * * * poly·clin·ic (pol″e klinґik) [poly + …   Medical dictionary

  • polyclinic — pÉ‘lɪ klɪnɪk / pÉ’l n. general hospital; medical clinic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polyclinic — noun a clinic where both general and specialist medical care is available …   English new terms dictionary

  • polyclinic — poly·clinic …   English syllables

  • polyclinic — pol•y•clin•ic [[t]ˌpɒl iˈklɪn ɪk[/t]] n. a clinic or a hospital dealing with various diseases • Etymology: 1885–90; alter. of policlinic dispensary, outpatient clinic < G Poliklinik= Gk póli(s) city + G Klinik clinic …   From formal English to slang

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”