Clinics

Buildings that house healthcare facilities for outpatient care, often where patients receive treatment at reduced fees. The term also refers to facilities or hospital departments devoted to a particular group of diseases, such as a psychiatric clinic, neurology clinic, or surgery clinic, whether or not fees are reduced.

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2994
Names
clinics
clinic
medical clinics
klinieken Dutch
kliniek Dutch
clínicas Spanish
clínica Spanish

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Buildings that house healthcare facilities for outpatient care, often where patients receive treatment at reduced fees. The term also refers to facilities or hospital departments devoted to a particular group of diseases, such as a psychiatric clinic, neurology clinic, or surgery clinic, whether or not fees are reduced.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006665. The J. Paul Getty Trust.