Translation of clinical in Spanish:

clinical

Pronunciation: /ˈklɪnɪkəl/

adj

  • 1.1 [Med] (before n) [diagnosis/training/depression] clínico clinical psychologist psicólogo clínico, psicóloga clínica (m,f) clinical psychology psicología (f) clínica clinical thermometer termómetro (m) (clínico)
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    • In this study we describe the clinical and laboratory features of the patients with and without mycobacteraemia.
    • Most patients in clinical trials had osteolytic bone metastases on imaging studies.
    • The study, involving clinical trials on Christie patients, will cost around £40,000.
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    • These trials compared SSRIs with placebo in adults with depression and other clinical conditions.
    • Sahn and Hefner recently reviewed the clinical condition of spontaneous pneumothorax.
    • Aspirin induced asthma is a distinct clinical syndrome affecting some asthmatic patients.
    1.2 (cool, unemotional) [manner/detachment] frío the clinical appearance of the building el aspecto frío or aséptico del edificio
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    • Behavioural research derives its authority from notions of scientific rigour and clinical detachment.
    • I want it to be efficient, clinical, impartial and polite.
    • Some have accused her of coldness, of clinical detachment.
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    • We can offer you clinical facilities at the JFK Hospital to begin with, and we will ask to use your expertise to help us equip whatever surgical room you will need.
    • The hospitals were commended for their good signposting, bright and uncluttered corridors and clinical areas with helpful and organised support staff.
    • A museum is necessarily clinical, and as a professor of history I can walk through it with the detachment and assurance of a doctor.

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