corpsman

noun
corps·​man | \ ˈkȯr(z)-mən How to pronounce corpsman (audio) \

Definition of corpsman

1 : an enlisted man trained to give first aid and minor medical treatment
2 : a member of a government-sponsored service corps

First Known Use of corpsman

1900, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for corpsman

corps + man entry 1 (originally short for hospital corpsman, member of the Hospital Corps in the U.S. army and navy)

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corpsman

noun
corps·​man | \ ˈkō(ə)r(z)-mən, ˈkȯ(ə)r(z)- How to pronounce corpsman (audio) \
plural corpsmen\ -​mən How to pronounce corpsmen (audio) \

Medical Definition of corpsman

: a military enlisted person trained to give first aid and minor medical treatment

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