adj. Pertaining to a bed, especially, a sick bed. Pertaining to a clinic, or to the study of disease in the living subject.
- Clinical baptism, baptism administered to a person on a sick bed.
- Clinical instruction, instruction by means of clinics. Study or practice in medicine by full and complete observation.
- Clinical lecture (Med.), a discourse upon medical topics illustrated by the exhibition and examination of living patients.
- Clinical medicine, Clinical surgery, that part of medicine or surgery which is occupied with the investigation of disease in the living subject.