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polyclinic

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EtymologyEdit

poly- +‎ clinic

NounEdit

polyclinic (plural polyclinics)

  1. A clinic in which diseases of many sorts are treated; especially, an institution in which clinical instruction is given in all kinds of disease.

Usage notesEdit

Not to be confused with policlinic, a very rare term (pronounced the same way) not found in most UK dictionaries and only rarely used by US medical professionals for the outpatient clinic or outpatient department of a European hospital.

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