premed

[pree-med]
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noun

a program of premedical study or training.
a student enrolled in such a program.

adjective

of or relating to premedical studies.

Nearby words

  1. premature labor,
  2. premature systole,
  3. premature-senility syndrome,
  4. premaxilla,
  5. premaxillary bone,
  6. premedical,
  7. premedication,
  8. premedieval,
  9. premeditate,
  10. premeditated

Origin of premed

First recorded in 1960–65; short for premedical

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British Dictionary definitions for premed

premed

adjective

short for premedical

noun Also: premedic

short for premedication
a premedical student
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Medicine definitions for premed

premed

[prēmĕd]

adj.

Premedical.

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