- a program of premedical study or training.
- a student enrolled in such a program.
- of or relating to premedical studies.
Origin of premed
First recorded in 1960–65; short for premedical
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Examples 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.Adepero Oduye, 'Pariah's' Scene Stealer
December 27, 2011
- short for premedical
- short for premedication
- a premedical student
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