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Definition of medic noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    medic

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈmedɪk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmedɪk//
     
    Medical staff
     
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  1. 1(informal, especially British English) a medical student or doctor Somebody call a medic! See related entries: Medical staff
  2. 2(North American English) a person who is trained to give medical treatment, especially somebody in the armed forces See related entries: Medical staff
  3. Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Latin medicus ‘physician’, from mederi ‘heal’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: medic