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n. pl. med·i·cos Informal
1. A physician.
2. A medical student.

[Italian medico or Spanish médico, both from Latin medicus; see medical.]


n, pl -cos
(Medicine) a doctor or medical student
[C17: via Italian from Latin medicus]


(ˈmɛd ɪˌkoʊ)

n., pl. -cos. Informal.
1. a physician; doctor.
2. a medical student.
[1680–90; < Sp médico or Italian medico < Latin medicus physician; see medical]


a combining form meaning “physician,” “medicine”: medicolegal.
[comb. form representing Latin medicus of healing; see medical]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.medico - a student in medical schoolmedico - a student in medical school    
educatee, pupil, student - a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
2.medico - a licensed medical practitionermedico - a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
abortionist - a person (who should be a doctor) who terminates pregnancies
allergist - a physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies
angiologist - a physician who specializes in angiology
extern, medical extern - a nonresident doctor or medical student; connected with a hospital but not living there
gastroenterologist - a physician who specializes in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
general practitioner, GP - a physician who is not a specialist but treats all illnesses
hakeem, hakim - a Muslim physician
house physician, resident physician, resident - a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital; "the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital"
houseman, intern, interne, medical intern - an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
medical man, medical practitioner - someone who practices medicine
primary care physician - the physician who provides primary care; "the primary care physician acts as a gatekeeper to the medical system"
quack - an untrained person who pretends to be a physician and who dispenses medical advice
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
operating surgeon, sawbones, surgeon - a physician who specializes in surgery
vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary surgeon - a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
doctor-patient relation - the responsibility of a physician to act in the best interests of the patient


[ˈmedɪkəʊ] Nmédico/a m/f


n (dated inf)Medikus m (dated, hum)
References in classic literature ?
With some curiosity as to what could have sent a brother medico to us at such an hour, I followed Holmes into our sanctum.
Questioned by an obtuse medico, he once told the truth and suffered the ignominy of having the revelation contemptuously labeled and dismissed as "dreams.
The family medicos privately adjudged him a mental monstrosity and degenerate.
In due time it backed up to the door with much gong-clanging, and the capable young medico, in his white linen coat, ready, active, confident, with his smooth face half debonair, half grim, danced up the steps.
In the mild excitement of our interview the thin voice had gathered strength, and the last shrill insult was screamed after the devoted medico, as he retired in such order that I felt certain he was going to take this trying patient at his word.
Watson; for the medicos will have a word to say before we finish.
Maribo Medico is Denmark's market leader in providing sleep-disordered breathing medical devices and accessories.
In addition to improved safety and overall traffic flow, the PR-18/21 project will improve access to and from the Centro Medico complex, a key medical facility that serves thousands of residents of Puerto Rico and nearby Caribbean islands.
Even though the car drove through an exterior wall and into the building, the structure isn't in danger of collapsing, said both Medico and Benjamin Abes, Lee County's EMS operations chief.
En este psiquiatra franquista, como ocurre con Baroja, Cajal, y Maranon, "el discurso medico [deviene] en discurso politico" (184).
Medico will continue to operate as a single entity in Nebraska under its present name and will continue to sell Medico products through its independent agents.
Hall, Medico president and chief executive officer, said in a statement.