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par•a•med•ic



Pronunciation: (par"u-med'ik), [key]
n.
a person who is trained to assist a physician or to give first aid or other health care in the absence of a physician, often as part of a police, rescue, or firefighting squad.

par•a•med•ic



Pronunciation: (
n.par"u-med'ik, par'u-med"-;
adj.par"u-med'ik),
[key]
n.
1. Mil.a medic in the paratroops.
2. a doctor who parachutes into remote areas to give medical care.

adj.
of or pertaining to a paramedic or to paramedics.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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