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[pol-ee-klin-ik] /ˌpɒl iˈklɪn ɪk/

a clinic or a hospital dealing with various diseases.
a hospital or clinic able to treat a wide variety of diseases: general hospital
(in England) a proposed large health care centre able to provide a wider range of service than a standard general practitioner’s office

“place for treatment of various diseases,” 1890, from poly- “many” + clinic.

polyclinic pol·y·clin·ic (pŏl’ē-klĭn’ĭk)
A clinic, hospital, or health care facility that treats various types of diseases and injuries.


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