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clinical

adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈklɪn·ɪ·kəl/
(of medical work or teaching) relating to examining and treating someone who is ill: Clinical tests have so far failed to show the cause of her illness. Clinical also means considering a situation without showing or feeling any emotion: Mac's air of clinical disinterest did not always sit well with his associates.
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