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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The department especially of a European hospital or health care facility that treats outpatients.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A general city hospital or dispensary.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of polyclinic.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[German Poliklinik : Greek polis, city; see pelə- in Indo-European roots + Klinik, clinic (from Greek klīnikos, of a bed; see clinic).]

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From Ancient Greek πόλις (pólis, "city") + English clinic.

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