I. noun Date: circa 1928 a premedical student or course of study II. adjective Date: 1950 premedical

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  • premed — UK [ˈpriːmed] / US [ˈprɪmed] or pre med UK / US noun Word forms premed : singular premed plural premeds informal a) [uncountable] in the US, a degree or set of classes that you take in college before you go to medical school b) [countable] a… …   English dictionary

  • premed — En inglés, abreviatura de premedical student (estudiante preclínico de medicina). Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • premed — of or pertaining to study in preparation for medical school, 1962, from premedical (1904), from PRE (Cf. pre ) + MEDICAL (Cf. medical) …   Etymology dictionary

  • premed — pre|med pre med [ˌpri:ˈmed] adj AmE [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: premedical] relating to classes that prepare a student for medical school, or to the students who are taking these classes ▪ a premed student >premed, pre med [ˈpri:med] n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • premed — pre·med prē med n a premedical student or course of study premed adj PREMEDICAL …   Medical dictionary

  • premed — n. student of pre medical studies (Slang) premed (premedical) adj. pertaining to studies that prepare students for medical school; prior to medical school …   English contemporary dictionary

  • premed — /pree med /, n. 1. a program of premedical study or training. 2. a student enrolled in such a program. adj. 3. of or pertaining to premedical studies. [1960 65; short for PREMEDICAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • premed — noun A premedication …   Wiktionary

  • premed — pre·med …   English syllables

  • premed — pre•med [[t]priˈmɛd[/t]] adj. 1) cvb premedical 2) a program of premedical study or training 3) a student enrolled in such a program …   From formal English to slang

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