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What are the differences among hospital, infirmary and clinic?
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rickycom profile picture rickycom4 주 전

Hospital- an institution where the sick or injured are given medical or surgical care —usually used in British English without an article after a preposition -

Clinic: a facility for diagnosis and treatment of outpatients, that offers professional services or consultation.

Infirmary: it can be used as a synonim of hospital, or with the following meaning "a room in a school, college, or university where students who are injured or feeling ill can go to a nurse for treatment". It is generally part of a non-medical larger facility.