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  • adv. In a clinical manner; dispassionately or analytically.
  • adv. In the setting of a medical clinic; in a clinical setting.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a clinical manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a clinical manner; by the bedside.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a clinical manner


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  • For instance, mothers classified as clinically anxious 18 weeks into pregnancy, compared to their non-anxious counterparts, were about 40 percent more likely to have an 18-month-old who refused to go to bed, woke early, and kept crawling out of bed.

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  • And I’d already been informed that he had not been eating and sleeping, and that he reportedly heard voices, which immediately makes me think of someone who is what I call clinically depressed, and not just ordinarily sad about his circumstances, but much more than that.

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  • It’s actually a pretty good movie about a bunch of medical students who are, for no other reason than the script demands it, trying to see how long they can remain clinically dead.

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  • Worse yet, about 9 percent of dogs and 21 percent of cats were classified as clinically obese.

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  • The study examined brain images of 94 people in their 70s over five years and concluded that subjects classified as clinically obese had eight percent less brain tissue, while overweight persons studied had four percent less brain tissue when compared to “normal” weight people.

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  • I have not read about this horrible case lately but has it been determined yet whether this killer has been certified as mentally ill clinically, that is, not just by his actions?

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  • The sixth and final clue took the form of Ragnar, standing over me with a — I'm using the term clinically — manic expression.

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  • FAUCI: You look at the lymph nodes of HIV infected individuals, those people have virus that's alive, well and replicating even during the period of what we were calling the clinically latent period.

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  • Annoyingly used in beauty-product adverts by women who massively overpronounce the "cl" sounds. ESPECIALLY the "clean and clear" advert, which of course involves the word "clinically".

    August 8, 2008