aeromedical

adjective
aero·​med·​i·​cal | \ ˌer-ō-ˈme-di-kəl How to pronounce aeromedical (audio) \

Definition of aeromedical

1 : of or relating to aeromedicine
2 : relating to or involving air transportation to a medical facility

Examples of aeromedical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Air Mobility Command, the air component of U.S. Transportation Command, is headquartered at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois and is responsible for airlift, air refueling, air mobility, and aeromedical evacuation operations worldwide. Abraham Mahshie, Washington Examiner, "Pentagon imposes COVID rapid tests on officials traveling overseas," 2 Nov. 2020 The first patient transport isolator for aeromedical evacuation, called the Air Transport Isolator, was developed for the U.K.'s Royal Air Force in the 1970s and also used by the U.S. military for decades. Jeremy Hsu, Scientific American, "SARS Outbreak Isolators Helped "Ebola Air" Fly Infected Patients," 18 Sep. 2014 The service is reportedly looking at preparing its aeromedical services, in which transports like the C-17 are turned into flying ambulances to move those requiring critical care. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "The U.S. Military Is on the Frontlines in the Battle Against the Coronavirus," 19 Mar. 2020 The C-5M would face some challenges in the aeromedical role. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "The Air Force Wants To Turn the C-5 Galaxy Into a Flying Hospital," 25 Sep. 2019 Two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters displayed behind them paid homage to Yeager’s time as an aeromedical evacuation pilot. Daniel Langhorne, latimes.com, "She just made history as the first woman to lead an Army division. Meet Maj. Gen. Laura Yeager," 30 June 2019 Emergency service agencies across the state are planning to stage aeromedical units, ambulances, and other motorized vehicles, such as ATVs and electric carts, in critical areas that are medically underserved. Michael Katz, idahostatesman, "Here’s everything you need to know about the eclipse in Idaho," 11 Aug. 2017 The following are some of our preparatory actions: ▪ EMS agencies across the state are planning to stage aeromedical units, ambulances, and other motorized vehicles, such as ATVs and electric carts, in critical areas that are medically underserved. Elke Shaw-tulloch, idahostatesman, "Idaho officials are gearing up for August’s total solar eclipse. Are you getting ready, too?," 17 June 2017 The following are some of our preparatory actions: ▪ EMS agencies across the state are planning to stage aeromedical units, ambulances, and other motorized vehicles, such as ATVs and electric carts, in critical areas that are medically underserved. Elke Shaw-tulloch, idahostatesman, "Idaho officials are gearing up for August’s total solar eclipse. Are you getting ready, too?," 17 June 2017

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First Known Use of aeromedical

1917, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for aeromedical

aero- + medical

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The first known use of aeromedical was in 1917

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14 Nov 2020

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“Aeromedical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aeromedical. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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aeromedical

adjective
aero·​med·​i·​cal | \ ˌar-ō-ˈmed-i-kəl, ˌer- \

Medical Definition of aeromedical

1 : of or relating to aeromedicine
2 : relating to or involving air transportation to a medical facility

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