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).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More