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

 

premedication

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌpriːˌmedɪˈkeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːˌmedɪˈkeɪʃn//
 
(informal pre-med)[uncountable]
 
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drugs given to somebody in preparation for an operation or other medical treatment
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: premedication