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clinically Syllabification: clinically
Pronunciation: /ˈkliniklē/

Definition of clinically in English:


1In a way that relates to the observation and treatment of actual patients rather than theoretical or laboratory studies: a clinically proven effective treatment the product would be developed and clinically tested in Denmark
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  • These inhibitors are currently used clinically for the treatment of congestive heart failure.
  • He points out that the drug had already been clinically evaluated.
  • The oral administration of these drugs had been shown to be clinically effective in treating several medical disorders of excess bone destruction.
1.1In a way that causes observable and recognizable symptoms: this is manifested clinically as a heart attack he has been diagnosed as clinically depressed
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  • You're actually clinically insane, aren't you?
  • Psychophysiological validation of this scale may well require the use of a clinically dysfunctional group.
  • Some were classified as clinically distressed.
2In a very efficient and detached way: they calmly and clinically documented the ongoing destruction they used murder as a cold-blooded and clinically calculated means to a political end
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  • This particular song has the band sounding clinically unconcerned with expectation.
  • They were once clinically naive students imagining how best to craft their future careers.
  • I think that's just one way that we all have to deal with life—sometimes it's clinically.
2.1 [usually as submodifier] In a bare, functional, and clean way: the clinically clean kitchen design is curiously devoid of atmosphere a clinically lit room
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  • The three generous bedrooms are all en suite with clinically neat and modern bathrooms.
  • Make it your top priority to have the lawns and gardens perfectly manicured and the house clinically spotless for the holidays.
  • The almost clinically unadorned kitchen has a rigorously adhered to white-and-crimson color scheme.

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