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med

[med]Informal.
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adjective
  1. medical: med school.
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noun
  1. Often meds. a medication; medicine: Have you taken your meds?
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Origin of med

First recorded in 1890–95; by shortening

med.

M.Ed.

  1. Master of Education.
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  • Then stillness, and solidity, and the blackness of the Pit outside the Med Ship.

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

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  • But it's not only a Med Service obligation, it's a current mess!

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  • The ground-car was enclosed, with room for a driver and the three from the Med Ship.

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  • Minutes later he stepped down to the ground from the Med Ship's exit-port.

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British Dictionary definitions for med

Med

noun
  1. the Med informal the Mediterranean region
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MEd

abbreviation for
  1. Master of Education
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med.

abbreviation for
  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.

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med in Medicine

med

(mĕd)
adj.
  1. Medical. Used informally.
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n.
  1. A medication. Used informally, often in the plural.
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