premed

noun
pre·med | \(ˌ)prē-ˈmed, ˈprē-ˌmed\

Definition of premed 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a premedical student or course of study

premed

adjective

Definition of premed (Entry 2 of 2)

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Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Mayde Creek High School Arman Thomas Yazdian- Valedictorian; David Liu - Salutatorian Yazdian plans to attend the University of Texas at Austin to major in biochemistry as a premed to become an anesthesiologist after medical school. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Top Katy seniors graduate over weekend," 29 May 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective

Hearts stars character actor Nick Offerman as Frank, widower and owner of a Red Hook record store who’s about to lose only child Samantha (Dope’s Kiersey Clemons), to UCLA and a premed program. Gary Thompson, Philly.com, "'Hearts Beat Loud': Could Nick Offerman's dad-daughter charmer be the perfect Father's Day movie?," 14 June 2018 Megan Rondini was a 20-year-old premed student at the University of Alabama in July 2015 when her life changed. Steve Helling, PEOPLE.com, "Parents of Alleged Rape Victim Sue U. Alabama After She Kills Herself: ‘Tragic Yet Preventable Situation’," 6 July 2017

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First Known Use of premed

Noun

1927, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1918, in the meaning defined above

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premed

noun

English Language Learners Definition of premed

: a course of study at a college or university that prepares students to enter medical school

premed

noun
pre·med | \ˈprē-ˈmed \

Medical Definition of premed 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a premedical student or course of study

premed

adjective

Medical Definition of premed (Entry 2 of 2)

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