a program of premedical study or training.
a student enrolled in such a program.
of or relating to premedical studies.
- premature labor,
- premature systole,
- premature-senility syndrome,
- premaxillary bone,
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.
noun Also: premedic
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