[ pol-ee-klin-ik ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈklɪn ɪk /
a department of a hospital at which outpatients are treated.
- policeman's helmet,
- policy loan,
- policy science,
Origin of policlinic
1820–30; < German Poliklinik, equivalent to Greek póli(s) city + German Klinik clinic
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[ pŏl′ē-klĭn′ĭk ]
The department of a hospital or health care facility that treats outpatients.
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