paramedic


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par·a·med·ic

 (păr′ə-mĕd′ĭk)
n.
A person who is trained to give emergency medical treatment or assist medical professionals.

paramedic

(ˌpærəˈmedɪk) or

paramedical

n
1. (Medicine) a person, such as a laboratory technician, who supplements the work of the medical profession
2. (Medicine) a member of an ambulance crew trained in a number of life-saving skills, including infusion and cardiac care
adj
(Medicine) of or designating such a person

par•a•med•ic

(ˌpær əˈmɛd ɪk)

n.
a person who is trained to assist a physician or to give first aid or other health care in the absence of a physician.
[1950–55, Amer.; para(medical) + medic1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paramedic - a person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatmentparamedic - a person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatment
paraprofessional - a trained worker who is not a member of a profession but who assists a professional
Translations
paramedik
redder
ensihoitaja
medicinski tehničar
救急救命士
준의료 종사자
sjukvårdare
เจ้าหน้าที่ทางการแพทย์
hộ lý

paramedic

[ˌpærəˈmedɪk] Nparamédico/a m/f

paramedic

[ˌpærəˈmɛdɪk] nauxiliaire m/f médical(e)

paramedic

[ˌpærəˈmɛdɪk] paramedical [ˌpærəˈmɛdɪkl] nparamedico

paramedic

طَبِيبٌ مُسَاعِدٌ paramedik redder Sanitäter άτομο που ασκεί παραϊατρικό επάγγελμα paramédico ensihoitaja aide-soignante medicinski tehničar paramedico 救急救命士 준의료 종사자 paramedicus sykepleier paramedycyna paramédico парамедик sjukvårdare เจ้าหน้าที่ทางการแพทย์ paramedik hộ lý 医务辅助人员

par·a·med·ic

n. paramédico-a, profesional con entrenamiento para ofrecer asistencia médica esp. de emergencia.

paramedic

n paramédico -ca mf, persona con entrenamiento médico básico encargada de llevar heridos y enfermos al hospital
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