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med

[med] /mɛd/ Informal.
adjective
1.
medical:
med school.
noun
2.
Often, meds. a medication; medicine:
Have you taken your meds?
Origin of med
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95; by shortening

med.

1.
2.
3.
4.

M.Ed.

1.
Master of Education.
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  • Minutes later he stepped down to the ground from the med Ship's exit-port.

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  • Then, for a long while, there was no sound or movement in the med Ship.

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British Dictionary definitions for med

Med

/mɛd/
noun
1.
(informal) the Med, the Mediterranean region

MEd

abbreviation
1.
Master of Education

med.

abbreviation
1.
medical
2.
medicine
3.
medium
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Word Origin and History for med
n.

colloquial abbreviation of medicine, 1942. With a capital M and short for Mediterranean, by 1948.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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med in Medicine

med (měd)
adj.
Of or relating to medicine or things medical.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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Slang definitions & phrases for med

med

modifier

Medical: med school/ a med alert (1933+)

noun

A medical student (1851+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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