clinicus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek κλινικός (klinikós), from κλίνη (klínē, the bed).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clīnicus m (genitive clīnicī); second declension

  1. a physician who tends to patients who are bedridden
  2. a patient who is bedridden
  3. a bearer of the bier, sexton, gravedigger
  4. one who is baptized when ill or infirm

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative clīnicus clīnicī
genitive clīnicī clīnicōrum
dative clīnicō clīnicīs
accusative clīnicum clīnicōs
ablative clīnicō clīnicīs
vocative clīnice clīnicī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • clīnĭcus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879