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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.
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pre•med•i•cal(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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