noun Etymology: French clinique, from Greek klinikē medical practice at the sickbed, from feminine of klinikos of a bed, from klinē bed, from klinein to lean, recline — more at lean Date: 1827 1. a class of medical instruction in which patients are examined and discussed 2. a group meeting devoted to the analysis and solution of concrete problems or to the acquiring of specific skills or knowledge <
writing clinics
golf clinics
3. a. a facility (as of a hospital) for diagnosis and treatment of outpatients b. a group practice in which several physicians work cooperatively 4. a facility that offers professional services or consultation usually at discounted rates <
a legal clinic
5. an exemplary display or performance <
put on a clinic in the tournament

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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