Meaning of corpsman


Pronunciation: (kôr'mun, kōr'-), [key]
— pl. -men.
  1. an enlisted person working as a pharmacist or hospital assistant.
  2. an enlisted person in the Medical Corps who accompanies combat troops into battle to give first aid, carry off the wounded, etc.
  3. a member of any corps, as of the Peace Corps.
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