clinicus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek κλῑνικός (klīnikós), from κλῑ́νη (klī́nē, the bed). See also clīnicē.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clīnicus m (genitive clīnicī); second declension

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

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative clīnicus clīnicī
Genitive clīnicī clīnicōrum
Dative clīnicō clīnicīs
Accusative clīnicum clīnicōs
Ablative clīnicō clīnicīs
Vocative clīnice clīnicī

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