Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Of, relating to, or being a person trained to give emergency medical treatment or assist medical professionals.
par•a•med•i•cal(ˌpær əˈmɛd ɪ kəl)
related to the medical profession in a secondary or supplementary capacity.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||paramedical - 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
|Adj.||1.||paramedical - of or denoting a person who assists physicians and nurses or is trained physicians and nurses in their activities; "ambulance drivers are paramedical to give emergency medical aid; "ambulance drivers are paramedical personnel"|