- 1a building or part of a hospital where people can go for medical treatment or advice the local family planning clinic
- 2 a building shared by a group of doctors who work together
- 3 a period of time during which doctors give special medical treatment or advice The prenatal clinic is on Wednesdays. Doctors held a special clinic to talk to worried parents after a child at the school died of meningitis.
- 4 a private hospital or one that treats health problems of a particular kind He is being treated at a New York clinic. a rehabilitation clinic for alcoholics
- 5an occasion in a hospital when medical students learn by watching a specialist examine and treat patients
- 6an occasion at which a professional person, especially an athlete or coach, gives advice and training a serving clinic for young tennis players