Clinical medicine
Clinical Clin"ic*al (kl[i^]n"[i^]k*al), Clinic Clin"ic (kl[i^]n"[i^]k), a. [Gr. kliniko`s, fr. kli`nh bed, fr. kli`nein to lean, recline: cf. F. clinique. See {Lean}, v. i.] 1. Of or pertaining to a bed, especially, a sick bed. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to a clinic, or to the study of disease in the living subject. [1913 Webster]

{Clinical baptism}, baptism administered to a person on a sick bed.

{Clinical instruction}, instruction by means of clinics.

{Clinical lecture} (Med.), a discourse upon medical topics illustrated by the exhibition and examination of living patients.

{Clinical medicine}, {Clinical surgery}, that part of medicine or surgery which is occupied with the investigation of disease in the living subject. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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