Meaning of paramedic
Pronunciation: (par"u-med'ik), [key]
- 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.
Pronunciation: (n.par"u-med'ik, par'u-med"-adj.par"u-med'ik), [key]
- a medic in the paratroops.
- a doctor who parachutes into remote areas to give medical care.
- of or pertaining to a paramedic or to paramedics.
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