premedical
adjective Date: 1904 preceding and preparing for the professional study of medicine

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • premedical — [prē med′i kəl] adj. designating or of the studies preparatory to the study of medicine …   English World dictionary

  • premedical — pre·med·i·cal .prē med i kəl adj preceding and preparing for the professional study of medicine <a premedical course at a university> <a premedical student> * * * pre·med·i·cal (pre medґĭ kəl) preceding and preparing for the …   Medical dictionary

  • premedical — /pree med i keuhl/, adj. of or pertaining to studies in preparation for the formal study of medicine: a premedical course. [1900 05; PRE + MEDICAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • premedical — adjective Describing activities prior to, or in preparation for, a study of medicine …   Wiktionary

  • premedical — pre·med·i·cal || ‚prɪː medɪkl adj. pertaining to studies that prepare students for medical school; prior to medical school, prior to the study of medicine …   English contemporary dictionary

  • premedical — adjective relating to or engaged in study in preparation for medical school …   English new terms dictionary

  • premedical — pre·medical …   English syllables

  • premedical — pre•med•i•cal [[t]priˈmɛd ɪ kəl[/t]] adj. cvb of, pertaining to, or engaged in studies in preparation for the formal study of medicine • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • premedical — /ˌpriˈmɛdɪkəl/ (say .pree medikuhl) adjective 1. relating to the preparation for the study of medicine. –noun 2. (in medical training) a course of study in basic sciences to be completed prior to the preclinical studies …   Australian English dictionary

  • premedical — adj. of or relating to study in preparation for a course in medicine …   Useful english dictionary

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