non·​clin·​i·​cal | \ ˌnän-ˈkli-ni-kəl How to pronounce nonclinical (audio) \

Definition of nonclinical

: not clinical: such as
a : not relating to, involving, or concerned with the direct observation and treatment of living patients a nonclinical job nonclinical duties
b : not based on or characterized by observable and diagnosable symptoms of disease a nonclinical infection

Examples of nonclinical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Net proceeds will be used to fund clinical trials and nonclinical studies, clinical manufacturing and other research and general corporate purposes. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Fate Therapeutics raises $173 million in offering," 19 Sep. 2019 MaxCyte of Gaithersburg appointed Dhana Chinnasamy vice president for nonclinical and translational studies. Washington Post, "Washington-area appointments and promotions for July 29," 26 July 2019 The startup plans to acquire the assets of additional cancer practices, hire their nonclinical employees and use its heft to negotiate better terms for business services. Melanie Evans, WSJ, "General Atlantic Takes Majority Stake in OneOncology, a Startup for Running Cancer-Doctor Practices," 12 Sep. 2018 The manufacturer had to provide the FDA with the results of myriad nonclinical laboratory studies, including experiments that tested the strength of the coils and how the nickel and other materials reacted over time. Vikki Ortiz Healy,, "'We want to make our voices heard:' Women battle FDA over contraceptive device they say made them sick," 8 May 2018 The new construction will allow the current ICU and CCU units and other areas in the main hospital building to be repurposed from patient use to nonclinical care space. Kim Chatelain,, "St. Tammany Parish Hospital expansion gaining steam," 21 Feb. 2018 The living room is intended as a calm, quiet, nonclinical space where visitors will have access to counselors and housing, health care and mental health assistance. Matthew Glowicki, The Courier-Journal, "Instead of jail, new Louisville program offers 'living room' for people with mental illness," 19 Dec. 2017 Administrators have also moved staff around, shifting doctors and from nonclinical positions to the emergency room. Lynne Terry,, "Antidote for rattlesnake bites? Check," 10 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of nonclinical

1877, in the meaning defined above

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14 Nov 2019

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“Nonclinical.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 10 December 2019.

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