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clinic

Pronunciation: /ˈklɪnɪk/

Translation of clinic in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (in state hospital) consultorio (masculine); (private hospital) clínica (feminine) law clinic consultorio (masculine) legal or jurídico 1.2 [Medicine/Medicina] (class) clase (feminine) práctica
    Example sentences
    • It has hospitals, medical clinics, a mental health research institute, and two public broadcasting stations.
    • HIV treatment is managed by specialist outpatient clinics, staffed by doctors, nurses and other health professionals.
    • It can be done in a clinic, hospital outpatient department or doctor's surgery.
    Example sentences
    • Doctors have now put her on a two-year programme of intensive treatment which includes bouts of chemotherapy and regular check-up clinics at St James's.
    • Referral to a wheelchair clinic for specialist seating advice is also important at the appropriate stage of the condition.
    • Women who attended the antenatal clinics of a medical center in the United Kingdom were recruited for the study.
    Example sentences
    • Gastroenterology clinics at Neath are dedicated to the specialty, whereas at Morriston the clinics also cover general medicine.
    • The authors assessed patients who were attending anticoagulation clinics in five Canadian teaching hospitals.
    • We based this review on our extensive clinical experience in managing patients in a dedicated tinea capitis clinic at a teaching hospital.

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