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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 ?
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.
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.
With some curiosity as to what could have sent a brother medico to us at such an hour, I followed Holmes into our sanctum.
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.
En America Latina se preve que el gasto en turismo medico trepara a US$10.
Methods: This was a cross-sectional study on 3105 registered cases in medico legal record of the casualty department of Benazir Bhutto hospital, Rawalpindi from January 2015 to December 2015.
No se exploraron las dimensiones eticas de la formacion del medico, del medico docente, del medico investigador, ni de su desempeno en salud publica.
Y la segunda son los 52 anos del inicio del gran movimiento medico de 1964-1965, en el Centro Hospitalario 20 de Noviembre del ISSSTE, que se extendio por todo el pais.
El medico con grado de licenciatura que inicia una especialidad, tambien conocido como Medico Residente debe inmiscuirse al 100% en estos tres aspectos sobre los que giran los objetivos de nuestras instituciones de salud, atendiendo a los pacientes en la consulta externa, en la cama del mismo paciente o en una sala de quirofano, claro con la asesoria de un Medico Especialista y de los mismos Residentes de su especialidad con mayor grado que el.
Impactos na Atencao Basica no municipio de Pelotas-RS com a implantacao do Programa Mais Medico [dissertacao].