paramedical

adjective
para·​med·​i·​cal | \ ˌper-ə-ˈme-di-kəl How to pronounce paramedical (audio) , ˌpa-rə- \
variants: or less commonly paramedic \ ˌper-​ə-​ˈme-​dik How to pronounce paramedic (audio) , ˌpa-​rə-​ \

Definition of paramedical

: concerned with supplementing the work of highly trained medical professionals paramedical aides and technicians

Examples of paramedical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The victim was a paramedical college student trying to rise above her family’s poverty. Washington Post, "Man convicted in the New Delhi bus rape says he shouldn’t be hung because pollution is already killing him," 13 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of paramedical

1921, in the meaning defined above

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“Paramedical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paramedical. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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paramedical

adjective
para·​med·​i·​cal | \ ˌpar-ə-ˈmed-i-kəl How to pronounce paramedical (audio) \
variants: also paramedic \ -​ik How to pronounce paramedic (audio) \

Medical Definition of paramedical

: concerned with supplementing the work of highly trained medical professionals paramedical aides and technicians

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