Definition of clinically in English:


Syllabification: clin·i·cal·ly
Pronunciation: /ˈklinik(ə)lē


  • 1As regards clinical medicine; in clinical terms: the first clinically useful antibiotics clinically dead
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    • As a result, most subspecialists who deal with male subfertility do not regard subclinical varicoceles as clinically significant.
    • How this translates in terms of clinically significant upper gastrointestinal tract events remains to be demonstrated.
    • On physical examination, no clinically atypical or suspicious nevi were observed on the skin or scalp.
  • 2Efficiently and without emotion: he scrutinized her clinically
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    • Yet his role as a solitary, clinically efficient hitman in Jarmusch's impressive new feature is the one he says fits him best.
    • Here in Augusta, there is a vast market for Scotland to target in a clinically efficient way that would yield infinitely better results than what has been going on in New York.
    • As an alternative, the Maiden was quick, painless and clinically efficient.
  • 2.1 [usually as submodifier] In a very functional and clean manner: a clinically clean kitchen
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    • Her clinically clean kitchen design is curiously devoid of atmosphere as the hub of the 1870s Brixton boarding house, run by a mother and daughter.
    • I groaned, and woke up to see a clinically clean ceiling, and a kindly looking large Italian lady hovering over me.
    • He hugged Hayden good bye and Mr. Johnson waved to him as they left the clinically white kitchen and headed for the front door.

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