Definitions for clinical
ˈklɪn ɪ kəlclin·i·cal
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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.
Etymology: clinic + -al.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Those that keep their beds; those that are sick, past hopes of recovery. A clinical convert, one that is converted on his death-bed. This word occurs often in the works of Taylor.
Etymology: ϰλίνω, to lie down.
Clinical refers to the observation and treatment of actual patients, as opposed to theoretical or laboratory studies. It typically involves direct observation, examination, diagnosis, and treatment of patients within a healthcare setting such as a hospital or clinic.
alt. of Clinic
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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
American housewives have not had their brains shot away, nor are they schizophrenic in the clinical sense. But if ... the fundamental human drive is not the urge for pleasure or the satisfaction of biological needs, but the need to grow and to realize one's full potential, their comfortable, empty, purposeless days are indeed cause for a nameless terror.
We nearly have 7,000 plants we're growing of different kinds and they're going to be used as the raw material to elaborate medications for three important clinical studies. One will be conducted by the National Cancer Institute for cancer patients; the second one is for patients suffering from drug-resistant epilepsy and will be conducted by the San Borja Arriarán Hospital. The third clinical study is for patients suffering from non-cancer related, chronic pain and conducted by the Las Higueras Hospital in Talcahuano.
The findings in this latest report identify an unacceptable disconnect between the Clinical Advisory Board and The Veterans Crisis Line in obtaining the clinical input necessary to make policy decisions. The Veterans Crisis Line should be collaborating with clinical services every step of the way.
What Cecile Richards said yesterday was what she apologized for was that those were clinical comments in a non-clinical, non-confidential setting and we talked to those doctors about that.
If you're going to be a healer, it's not enough to read books and learn allegorical stories. you need to get your feet wet, get some clinical experience under your belt.
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