the department of a hospital where outpatients are treated
Origin of policlinicGerman poliklinik from Classical Greek polis, city (see police) + German klinik from French clinique, clinic
The department especially of a European hospital or health care facility that treats outpatients.
Origin of policlinicGerman Poliklinik Greek polis city ; see pelə-3 in Indo-European roots. Klinik clinic ( from Greek klīnikos of a bed ; see clinic . )
- Alternative spelling of polyclinic.
From Ancient Greek Ï€ÏŒÎ»Î¹Ï‚ (pÃ³lis, “city") + English clinic.