aeromedical

adjective

aero·​med·​i·​cal ˌer-ō-ˈme-di-kəl How to pronounce aeromedical (audio)
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 Barnes was serving as an aeromedical evacuation pilot for the Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division since October 2022. Ryan Collingwood, USA TODAY, 3 Apr. 2023 Healy was an aeromedical evacuation pilot for the 101st Airborne Division. Christopher Leach Lexington Herald-Leader (tns), al, 6 Apr. 2023 Healy served as an aeromedical evacuation pilot. Cara Tabachnick, CBS News, 31 Mar. 2023 They are used for air assault, general support, aeromedical evacuation, and special operations. George Petras, USA TODAY, 30 Mar. 2023 The crew drove one passenger with mild to moderate injuries to a nearby hospital in an ambulance while the crew flew the second passenger, who has moderate to critical injuries, in the fire rescue’s LifeStar, the agency’s aeromedical helicopter, Alex said. Angie Dimichele, sun-sentinel.com, 18 June 2021 The Air National Guard provides almost half of the Air Force's tactical airlift support, combat communications functions, aeromedical evacuations and aerial refueling. Bill Bowden, Arkansas Online, 1 July 2022 After getting her nurses license from Southwestern College, Forman started her nursing career at local-area hospitals before pursuing her passion for aeromedical transport. San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 May 2022 Another jet specializing in aeromedical evacuation was dispatched from Germany. Alex Horton and Dan Lamothe, Anchorage Daily News, 28 Sep. 2021

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Word History

Etymology

aero- + medical

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of aeromedical was in 1917

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Cite this Entry

“Aeromedical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aeromedical. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

aeromedical

adjective
aero·​med·​i·​cal
ˌar-ō-ˈmed-i-kəl, ˌer-
1
: of or relating to aeromedicine
2
: relating to or involving air transportation to a medical facility
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