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

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Recent Examples on the Web Most guard members served in nonclinical capacities except for 10 medics assigned to aid the emergency department at UCMC and 10 more medics at the Christ Hospital. Brooks Sutherland, The Enquirer, 11 Feb. 2022 At Trinity Health of New England, which operates Saint Francis Hospital among other facilities in Connecticut, masks are required in all clinical and nonclinical settings. Alex Putterman, Hartford Courant, 19 Apr. 2022 In a previous study in Connecticut, Dr. Corlett and his colleagues found, after testing patients and nonclinical voice hearers, that psychics did not meet diagnostic criteria for a psychotic illness. New York Times, 23 Mar. 2022 Stanford spokesperson Dee Mostofi said that in the last year, Stanford added four employees to its clinical staff to its counseling and psychological service, as well as five employees to its nonclinical wellness coaching. Danielle Echeverria, San Francisco Chronicle, 9 Mar. 2022 Ten additional nonclinical guard members will depart from UC Health's testing site in Corryville on Monday. Brooks Sutherland, The Enquirer, 11 Feb. 2022 Modern, human-specific, nonanimal methods for testing drug safety and efficacy include the use of human cells, tissues, and data to improve the predictive ability of nonclinical studies. Elizabeth Baker, STAT, 18 Feb. 2022 Reducing burnout among clinical and nonclinical staff is a big selling point that WELL Health attributes to its platform. Seth Joseph, Forbes, 20 Jan. 2022 The UW Medicine hospital system had begun to convert nonclinical spaces to accommodate the swell of Covid patients, adding beds in conference rooms, hallways and surgery clinics. Evan Bush, NBC News, 15 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of nonclinical

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonclinical.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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