- a physician or surgeon; doctor.
- a medical student.
Origin of medico
- a combining form representing medical in compound words: medicolegal.
Origin of medico-
Related Words for medicophysician, expert, specialist, professor, scientist, surgeon, quack, medic, intern, healer, MD, medico, doc, bones
Examples from the Web for medico
Historical Examples of medico
Medico (pathetically, with a view to touching the Dealer's heart).
Not being a "medico" I can not vouch for this, but you can take it for what it is worth.The Emma Gees
Herbert Wes McBride
If you're quite comfortable, I'll step down to the village and fetch the medico.The Devil's Paw
E. Phillips Oppenheim
"You don't have to, Bassett, but it will be for your comfort," replied Medico.Dave Darrin After The Mine Layers
H. Irving Hancock
Like that of the medico, it was out of all proportion; but I could not help myself, and paid it.The Scalp Hunters
- a doctor or medical student
Word Origin for medico
"medical practitioner," 1680s, from Spanish médico or Italian medico, from Latin medicus (see medical (adj.)).
used as a comb. form of Latin medicus (see medical (adj.)).
- A physician.
- A medical student.
- Medical science:medicolegal.