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One entry found for clinic.
Main Entry: clin·ic
Pronunciation: primarystressklin-ik
Function: noun
Etymology: from French clinique "medical instruction at a hospital bed," from Greek klinikemacron "medical practice at a sickbed," derived from klinemacron "bed," from klinein "to lean, recline" --related to CLIMATE, CLIMAX
1 : a class of medical instruction in which patients are examined and discussed
2 : a group meeting for teaching a certain skill and working on individual problems <a reading clinic>
3 : a place for the treatment of people needing medical help who do not stay overnight

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