a clinic or a hospital dealing with various diseases.

1885–90; alteration of policlinic by association with poly-

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polyclinic (ˌpɒlɪˈklɪnɪk)
1.  a hospital or clinic able to treat a wide variety of diseases: general hospital
2.  (in England) a proposed large health care centre able to provide a wider range of service than a standard general practitioner's office

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polyclinic pol·y·clin·ic (pŏl'ē-klĭn'ĭk)
A clinic, hospital, or health care facility that treats various types of diseases and injuries.

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