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A member of an army medical corps attached to a field unit.

[Short for medical aid man.]
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n, pl -men
an army medical assistant attached to a field unit
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(ˈeɪdˌmæn, -mən)

n., pl. -men (-ˌmɛn, -mən)
a military medical corpsman trained to provide initial emergency treatment.
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Accordingly, the Philippine Army received a total of 1,040 medical aidman kits from as part of the medical supply contract with BDM Enterprises.
Aidman's 1995 study is the only one we were aware of that investigated the development of literacy in English and a Slavic language (Russian).
Since that time their number has been increasing as well as the study of such cases in different countries (see: Aidman 1994, 1998, 1999; Brennan 1987; Chirsheva 1996, 1997, 1998a, 1998b, 1999, 2000; Corsetti 1996; Facey 1986; Korovushkin--Chirsheva 1992; Nataljin--Nataljina 1989; Past 1976; Past--Past 1978; Saunders 1982, 1988; Stefanik 1995; 1997; Totmjanina 1998, 1999, 2000).
Gotz, Maya, Dafna Lemish, Amy Aidman, and Hyesung Moon.
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Consequently, privacy advocates have contended that the COPPA should be extended to include teens older than thirteen years (Aidman 2000).
The IAT has been used successfully to assess implicit bias for racial attitudes (McConnell & Leibold, 2001), gender attitudes (Aidman & Carroll, 2003), self-esteem (Greenwald & Farnham, 2000), self-concept (Asendorpf, Banse, & Muecke, 2002), religious beliefs (Rowatt, Franklin, & Cotton, 2005), ethnicity (Rudman, Greenwald, & Mellott, 1999), age (Castelli, Zecchini, & Deamicis, 2005), nationality (Greenwald, et al., 1998) and smoking behavior (Swanson, Rudman, & Greenwald, 2001).
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