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paramedic

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noun para·med·ic \ˌpar-ə-ˈmed-ik\

Medical Definition of paramedic

  1. 1:  a person who works in a health field in an auxiliary capacity to a physician (as by giving injections and taking X-rays)

  2. 2:  a specially trained medical technician certified to provide a wide range of emergency medical services (as defibrillation and the intravenous administration of drugs) before or during transport to the hospital—compare emt



Variants of paramedic

also paramedical \-i-kəl\play

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