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Preparing for or relating to the studies that prepare one for the study of medicine: a premedical student; premedical courses.
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1. (Medicine) of or relating to a course of study prerequisite for entering medical school
2. (Medicine) of or relating to a person engaged in such a course of study: a premedical student.
preˈmedically adv
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(priˈmɛd ɪ kəl)

of, pertaining to, or engaged in studies in preparation for the formal study of medicine.
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Adj.1.premedical - preparing for the study of medicine; "premedical students"
2.premedical - preceding and preparing for the study of medicine; "premedical courses"
preceding - existing or coming before
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adj (US) courseauf das (eigentliche) Medizinstudium vorbereitend attr
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In Premedical Female group, Izza Shakeel daughter of Shakeel Amjad, roll number 712718, student of Fauji Foundation Higher Secondary School for Girls Chakwal secured first position with 1044 marks, Rameesha Wajid daughter of Hussain, roll number 716191, student of Punjab College for Girls Chakwal got 1028 marks and stood second in the group.
In premedical female group, Izza Shakeel Amjad of Fauji Foundation Higher Secondary School for Girls Chakwal secured first position with 1,044 marks, Rameesha Wajid Hussain of Punjab College for Girls Chakwal got 1,028 marks and stood second in the group.
HYDERABAD -- Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Hyderabad has announced result of 12th class premedical group annual examination of 2019, according to which result has not been encouraging with pass percentage being only 67.98%.
In this article, only those variables concerning demographic profile of students, boarding status, premedical mode of exam and study habits are mentioned.
The mentors were composed of faculty members and the teaching specialists who teach in the premedical curriculum of the medical programme.
She says it helps to not be stuck in her "own little corner." To that end, she teaches in the undergraduate premedical programs at the University of Dayton, where she's an adjunct faculty member.
James Roach, professor of chemistry and assistant dean for premedical education at WCM-Q, is one of the WCM-Q faculty members who teaches the physical sciences module of the QADP.
The reason there are no interviews opening night is that when each group of players comes to Indianapolis, it goes through some premedical testing, orientation and, in some cases, players needing certain X-rays or MRIs begin having those done.
The infant had been in the children ward for the last two days, the speakers said and claimed that the doctors and premedical staff did not visit the ward to examine the infant even once and advice treatment.
A good number of professors, assistant professors, doctors, nurses, premedical staff and others officials has already retired or left their jobs in these past seven years, but the government is yet to fill these posts.
A doctor by profession, he took his premedical studies at the University of Santo Tomas.