ambulance

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

am·bu·lance

noun \ˈam-byə-lən(t)s, -bə- also -ˌlan(t)s\

: a vehicle used for taking hurt or sick people to the hospital especially in emergencies

Full Definition of AMBULANCE

:  a vehicle equipped for transporting the injured or sick

Origin of AMBULANCE

French, from (hôpital) ambulant, literally, ambulant field hospital, from ambulant itinerant, from Latin ambulant-, ambulans, present participle of ambulare
First Known Use: 1809

Other Medicine Terms

analgesia, angina, diabetes, hepatitis, homeopathy, logorrhea, palliate, pandemic

am·bu·lance

noun \ˈam-b(y)ə-lən(t)s also -ˌlan(t)s\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AMBULANCE

: a vehicle equipped for transporting the injured or sick

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: ambulance chaser
Previous Word in the Dictionary: ambulacrum
All Words Near: ambulance

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up ambulance? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).