less common spelling of medevac

: emergency evacuation of the sick or wounded (as from a combat area)
: a helicopter used for medevac

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The man was flown to the Medical Center of the Rockies by medivac where he is being treated. Claudia Dominguez, CNN, 30 May 2022 Two medivac helicopters responded to the area and transported the officers and the man to Maryland Shock Trauma in Baltimore. Lilly Price,, 11 Feb. 2022

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“Medivac.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

Medical Definition


variant of medevac

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