- clinical diagnosis
- clinical treatment
- clinical tuberculosis
- describing the situation with clinical detachment
- In the meantime Bryant … continued his clinical shooting, which has allowed him to more than double his scoring average …
- —Alexander Wolff
Both experimental and clinical evidence show that the treatment is effective.
She enjoys her clinical practice but is looking forward to working in a laboratory.
Three hundred patients were involved in the clinical study.
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: relating to or based on work done with real patients : of or relating to the medical treatment that is given to patients in hospitals, clinics, etc.
: requiring treatment as a medical problem
: of or relating to a place where medical treatment is given : of or relating to a clinic
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