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 for clinical
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clinical \Clin"ic*al\ (kl[i^]n"[i^]k*al), Clinic \Clin"ic\
     (kl[i^]n"[i^]k), a. [Gr. kliniko`s, fr. kli`nh bed, fr.
     kli`nein to lean, recline: cf. F. clinique. See Lean, v.
     1. Of or pertaining to a bed, especially, a sick bed.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Of or pertaining to a clinic, or to the study of disease
        in the living subject.
        [1913 Webster]
     Clinical baptism, baptism administered to a person on a
        sick bed.
     Clinical instruction, instruction by means of clinics.
     Clinical lecture (Med.), a discourse upon medical topics
        illustrated by the exhibition and examination of living
     Clinical medicine, Clinical surgery, that part of
        medicine or surgery which is occupied with the
        investigation of disease in the living subject.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: relating to a clinic or conducted in or as if in a clinic
             and depending on direct observation of patients;
             "clinical observation"; "clinical case study"
      2: scientifically detached; unemotional; "he spoke in the
         clipped clinical monotones typical of police testimony"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  19 Moby Thesaurus words for "clinical":
     allopathic, chiropodic, chiropractic, dental, exodontic,
     homeopathic, hydropathic, iatric, medical, naturopathic,
     neurological, obstetric, orthodontic, orthopedic, osteopathic,
     pediatric, periodontic, prosthodontic, surgical

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