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Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic (pronounced /ˈkliːvlənd ˈklɪnɪk/) is a multi-specialty academic hospital located in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. It is one of the largest and most respected hospitals in the country.


The name "Cleveland Clinic" is derived from its location in the city of Cleveland, Ohio. The term "clinic" is derived from the Greek word "klinein", which means to slope, lean or recline. Hence, it originally meant a place where patients recline, i.e., a hospital.

Related Terms

  • Healthcare: The organized provision of medical care to individuals or a community.
  • Hospital: An institution providing medical and surgical treatment and nursing care for sick or injured people.
  • Medical Research: The study of health conditions to develop new treatments.
  • Patient Care: The services rendered by members of the health profession and non-professionals under their supervision for the benefit of the patient.
  • Medical Education: Education related to the practice of being a medical practitioner, either the initial training to become a doctor or further training thereafter.

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