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medevac

noun med·e·vac \ˈme-də-ˌvak, -dē-\

Simple Definition of medevac

  • : emergency removal of sick or injured people from an area especially by helicopter

  • : a helicopter used to remove sick or injured people from an area

Full Definition of medevac

  1. 1 :  emergency evacuation of the sick or wounded (as from a combat area)

  2. 2 :  a helicopter used for medevac

Examples of medevac

  1. The wounded soldiers were evacuated by medevac to the hospital.



Variants of medevac

also med·i·vac play \ˈme-də-ˌvak, -dē-\

Origin of medevac

medical evacuation


First Known Use: 1966


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medevac

verb med·e·vac

Definition of medevac

med·e·vaced also med·i·vaced or med·e·vacked or med·i·vackedmed·e·vac·ing also med·i·vac·ing or med·e·vack·ing or med·i·vack·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to transport in a medevac helicopter



1969

First Known Use of medevac

1969

Variants of medevac

also medivac

Learn More about medevac

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "medevac"


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