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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]
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]
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|Noun||1.||medico - a student in medical school|
|2.||medico - 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
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)
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
doctor-patient relation - the responsibility of a physician to act in the best interests of the patient