What does the word clinical mean?

Usage examples for clinical

  1. She's made- to- order for the clinical trials." – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  2. She knew to a nicety which of the doors could be burst open by assault, at which it was necessary to whine sycophantically; and the clinical thermometer alone could furnish a parallel for her perception of mood in those in authority. – Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OE. Somerville Martin Ross