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paramedic

noun para·med·ic \ˌpar-ə-ˈmed-ik\

Medical Definition of PARAMEDIC

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
:  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

para·med·ic also para·med·i·cal \-i-kəl\

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