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[pol-ee-klin-ik] /ˌpɒl iˈklɪn ɪk/

a department of a hospital at which outpatients are treated.

1827, originally, “clinic held in a private house” (instead of a hospital), from German Poliklinik, from Greek polis “city” (see polis) + Klinik, from French clinique (see clinic).

policlinic pol·i·clin·ic (pŏl’ē-klĭn’ĭk)
The department of a hospital or health care facility that treats outpatients.


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