relating to a clinic or conducted in or as if in a clinic and depending on direct observation of patients
"clinical observation"; "clinical case study"
scientifically detached; unemotional
"he spoke in the clipped clinical monotones typical of police testimony"
of or pertaining to a medical clinic or facility.
dealing with how to practically manage patients, contrasting with pre-health sciences
done in a cool, emotionless fashion.
Origin: clinic + -al.
alt. of Clinic
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'clinical' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3204
Rank popularity for the word 'clinical' in Adjectives Frequency: #446
The numerical value of clinical in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of clinical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I will live to see the clinical application of this.
That is something that I see in my clinical practice.
Clinical software is riddled with security vulnerabilities.
The majority of clinical research is sponsored by the manufacturers.
That treatment took well over 20 years to get into clinical practice.
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