[ pree-med ]
/ priˈmɛd /
a program of premedical study or training.
a student enrolled in such a program.
of or relating to premedical studies.
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Origin of premed
First recorded in 1960–65; short for premedical
Words nearby premed
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Example sentences from the Web for premed
She was a premed student at Cornell University at the time, and she realized she did not want to be a doctor.
British Dictionary definitions for premed
/ (priːˈmɛd) informal /
short for premedical
noun Also: premedic
short for premedication
a premedical student
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Medical definitions for premed
[ prē′mĕd′ ]
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