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paramedical

[ par-uh-med-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌpær əˈmɛd ɪ kəl /
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adjective
related to the medical profession in a secondary or supplementary capacity.
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Origin of paramedical

First recorded in 1920–25; para-1 + medical
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Medical definitions for paramedical

paramedical
[ păr′ə-mĕdĭ-kəl ]

adj.
Of, relating to, or being a person trained to give emergency medical treatment or assist medical professionals.
Relating to the medical profession in an adjunctive capacity, especially to the allied health fields.
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